Monday, January 5, 2015
Falcon Hunters to Falcon Preservationists
shamed into taking action against it. With the help of conservation groups they started a program to protect the birds, with the idea that the villagers could make up for the lost income by attracting western tourists. However, this is a violent corner of the world and hardly anybody goes even to the safe parts of Burma, so the tourists have not appeared and there are rumblings about going back to hunting. So if you want to take an eco-tour that might really help rather than hurt the earth, how about a birding trip to northern Burma?