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35 smuggled Siberian falcons recovered in Balochistan’s Gwadar district

These birds are sold for millions of rupees.

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35 smuggled Siberian falcons recovered in Balochistan’s Gwadar district!

As being reported, the FC and the Balochistan Wildlife Department conducted an operation at Jiwani’s Zero Point on Wednesday night.

Thirty-five Siberian falcons were recovered from the spot were then flown into the wild in the presence of Deputy Conservator Yar Muhammad Baloch, FC 88 Wing Lt Colonel Kashif, and Gwadar Assistant Commissioner Captain Raja Azhar Abbas.

According to a wildlife expert, these falcons found in Pakistan are high in demand in the Gulf region for falcons. These birds are sold for millions of rupees.

Wildlife traffickers catch falcons illegally in the mountainous north, often to sell them for profit in the Gulf region where a single falcon can be sold for as high as Rs4 million.

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.