IN PICTURES: 1,500 eagles pass over Israel on migration route

While the bird migration season continues in the coming days, observers will be able to witness tens of thousands of migratory animals – like eagles, pelicans and hawks in Israel's skies.

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September 29, 2015 19:55
Lesser spotted Eagles pass over Ben Shemen Forest

Lesser spotted Eagles pass over Ben Shemen Forest . (photo credit: THOMAS KRUMENACKER)

Some 1,500 lesser spotted eagles rose above the Ben Shemen Forest on Tuesday morning, captivating bird-watching enthusiasts as they passed overhead along their autumn migration route from Europe to Africa.

While the bird migration season continues in the coming days, observers will be able to witness tens of thousands of migratory animals – like eagles, pelicans and hawks in Israel's skies, the Society for the Protection of Nature's Israel Ornithological Center said.





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