Hundreds of heron birds found dead in Hakkari, Turkey #Birds #Hakkari #Turkey
Authorities took action after many heron birds died in the reeds near Köprücük village, which is 12 kilometers away from Yüksekova district center. The teams who came to the scene took samples to be sent to Van to determine how the birds died. Hikmet Demir, a resident of the village, stated that he encountered dead birds while wandering in the reed area and said, “There are dead birds everywhere. We were both surprised and very scared. We also don’t know why they died. We immediately informed the authorities. “I’ve never encountered such a thing in my life.”
Nature Conservation National Parks Yüksekova Branch Chief Erhan Konür, on the other hand, stated that they came to the region upon the notification that heron birds were destroyed and said, “We will take samples and send them to Van after making the necessary examinations. We want to know why and how these died. They could be pesticides used, they could be poisoned by water. We will make the necessary examinations and take samples and send them to the Van Nature Conservation National Parks Regional Directorate. As an institution, we will follow him ”he said.
Courtesy of ajanimo.com