Turkey has transferred some rare Northern Bald Ibis to Syria in an attempt to bolster the dwindling breeding colony there, one of only three left in the world.  Morocco has about 450, Turkey about 100, and Syria’s population was down to four until six birds, two adults and four juveniles, were brought from Turkey to Syria.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.