Counts of birds of prey, conducted in late June showed an increase in populations of eagles in Israel. In recent decades, the number of these birds in our country has declined, reports on Monday, July 24, the website Mako.
According to new data, in the Negev in 25% increase in the number of nests of the eagles. In the North the tendency of eagles to return to Carmel. However, in the Golan heights and the Judean desert, the situation is still severe.
«Eagles in Israel are under threat of extinction,» — said the ornithologist Hazofe Ohad from Israel nature and parks. According to him, currently the population of these birds in our country is 180 individuals.