Israeli named 'Bird Brain of Britain'

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August 23, 2016 16:27

 
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An Israeli ornithologist has recently been crowned the "Bird Brain of Britain." At the 2016 Birdfair exhibition in Egleton, England, over the weekend, Yoav Perlman earned the coveted title in a bird-watching trivia competition.

Perlman, a senior ornithologist for the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, chose to focus on the theme "Rare Birds in Israel from 1985-present."

Answering questions on both his specific topic and global historical ornithology, Perlman had only one mistake, according to SPNI. He erred when asked what bird was used in a painting of King Tutankhamun, answering "bird of prey" rather than ibis.

Perlman received a £2000 prize for his win, which will be donated to bird conservation projects, SPNI said.

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