St Helena Online

Study seeks to understand ‘infamous’ Falklands birds

turkey vulture in flight
Photo by Michael “Mike” L. Baird

Birds of prey on the Falkland Islands – and the problems they cause for farmers – are to be studied in a three-year project through the UK’s Darwin Initiative.

Falklands Conservation says little is known about the turkey vulture, southern caracara or “the infamous and very rare striated caracara”, known locally as Johnny Rook. Read more here.

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