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The island of flamingos in Turkey


In Izmir, Turkey, created the first island in the world for flamingos. The area of the territory that will become the new home for the birds is 6440 sq meters.

Scientists who were involved in the development of this project, I believe that in a short time on the island of flamingos will appear about 12,000 birds.

The reason for the creation of artificial Islands for the flamingos is that big island in Izmir, which was previously natural habitat of these beautiful birds have almost completely collapsed as a result of soil erosion.

The island is a sanctuary for flamingos, has been carefully cleared of stones, weeds, plastic and items that could scare or be alerted of new residents.

Also, as reported in the research Center at the University exam for attracting flamingos, the creators of the unusual island has posted on his site artificial birds, dummy birds ' nests and eggs. Only in Izmir was established 277 artificial nests of the Flamingo.

All work on the creation of bird Islands was conducted under the leadership of Turkey, Professor Mehmet Sıkı.

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Date of publication: 03.03.2014

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