Thousands of saker falcons die from electrocution in Mongolia

Due to inefficient solutions in power lines, over 4000 saker falcons worth Mongolian Tugrik 64 billion ($26 million) die annually in Mongolia. This number increases by two times in some years.

The Daily Star

Last updated on 30 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Mongolia
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Electrocution
Species: 
Falco cherrug
Species group: 
Birds