Release of two rare birds from the clutches of smugglers in Kabul
The National Environmental Protection Agency wrote in a statement on its Facebook page today (Sunday 25 October): Qargha Kabul has been left to nature again.
The agency also wrote on its Facebook page: “These two rare bird wings were discovered by wildlife smugglers by national security officials at the Torkham border in Nangarhar province.”
About ten days ago, Pakistani media reported that the government had stopped the smuggling of 74 Afghan falcons. The smugglers wanted to smuggle the birds from Afghanistan to Pakistan and then to Arab countries.
Earlier, there were reports of rare birds being hunted by foreigners and some locals in Herat, Farah, Badghis, and other parts of the country.
Afghanistan is a mountainous country with disproportionate altitudes. This difference has led to the development of biological species, the number of which has been recognized and the number of which has not yet been discovered. Afghan birds are carnivorous and non-carnivorous, predatory and non-predatory. Carnivorous birds, like okra, are carnivorous hawks and eagles. Non-carnivorous birds are birds that have an acceptable song or their meat is used. The most common species in Afghanistan are duck, cyber clan, golden cuckoo, being, partridge, conifer, flower head, shoulder blade, Tahoo, being, stork, cuckoo, lunar, nightingale, cc, pickaxe, black-breasted, Pigeon, Crow, Vulture, Goose, Jelly, Baz, Hudhud, Nile Crow, Saireh, Qara Sineh, Duck, Enamel, Parrot, Owl and….
Reporter: Imran Khorasani