Scale of illegal bird killing in the Middle East revealed for first time

A study out today, for the first time, estimates the scale and extent of the illegal killing and taking of wild birds in the Arabian Peninsula, Iraq and Iran.

BirdLife International

Last updated on 28 August 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Bahrain
Iran
Iraq
Oman
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
Region: 
Middle East
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species group: 
Birds