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The Palestine sunbird (Cinnyris osea)

By Fouad Itani The Palestine sunbird (Cinnyris osea) is a very attractive small passerine bird of the sunbird family measuring only 11cm long, with a wingspan of 15cm, and an average weight of 7g. During the breeding season the dark male has a metallic black, green and blue plumage with occasional orange tufts on the breast sides.  Whereas the female and juveniles have …

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SUSTAINABLE HUNTING – Building Capacity for Sustainable Hunting of Migratory Birds in Mediterranean Third Countries

This pamphlet includes the results of a study done from June 2005 to February 2006 in Lebanon, tackling the topic of hunting in Lebanon. The study covered 2000 persons with different ages from different areas. Furthermore, the pamphlet includes information about the migration of birds between Asia, Europe, and Africa, information about the importance of the Middle East and especially …

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