“Even in the cities, birdwatchers and photographers are taking photos of birds that we have never seen before, close to the shore - and it is not just seagulls,” said Maher Osta, a project manager with the Society for the Protection of Nature in Lebanon (SPNL).

“Nature is enjoying itself without us”: coronavirus frees nature in Lebanon

Nature experts in Lebanon have noticed cleaner and clearer air filled with migratory birds as Beirut remains under lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.

Migrating pelicans are flying over the city as environmentalists say birds seem to be venturing closer to urban areas.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/video/2020/apr/17/nature-is-enjoying-itself-without-us-coronavirus-frees-nature-in-lebanon-video

 

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