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Wildlife dept recovers 90 migratory birds from poachers

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KARACHI: The Sindh Wildlife Department (SWD) recovered at least 90 migratory birds on Sunday while they were being transported illegally to Badin city. Badin district’s SWD team, on a tip-off, recovered the birds from a passenger vehicle plying from villages along the coastal belt to the district headquarters between Lauri Sharif and Kadhan towns. According […]

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Six Arabs stopped from hunting houbara bustards

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KARACHI: Six Arab hunters of houbara bustard with 11 falcons were held by wildlife staffers in Thatta district early on Sunday morning for lack of hunting permits but were released later and sent back to Karachi as they had not yet started hunting the bird, it is learnt here. Sources said the hunters from Qatar […]

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Two Qatar royals allowed to import and export 80 falcons

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KARACHI: The federal government has issued special permits to two members of the ruling family of Qatar to import and export 80 falcons of endangered species for moulting purpose, it emerged here on Sunday. Moulting, a natural process during which falcons shed their feathers and regrow new feathers. Conservationists feared that as after the moulting […]

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Rangers seize four houbara bustards in Karachi

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KARACHI: Four houbara bustards were seized by Rangers personnel during checking of an intercity bus in the Mochko area on Monday. The birds were later handed over to the wildlife department. “The birds were found abandoned in the bus coming from Kharan, Balochistan. A case has been registered but no arrest has been made,” said […]

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27 RARE HOUBARA BUSTARDS RECOVERED FROM DERA BUGTI

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Police personnel on Saturday recovered as many as 27 rare houbara bustards from Dera Bugti. According to details, on a tipoff, the security men raided the Sui Road area and foiled an attempt of smuggling the birds to Punjab. According to police, there is no department of wildlife in the district while the Quetta office […]

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