Norilsk residents interested in birdwatching
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Norilsk residents interested in birdwatching

June 10, 2021

The city hosted the second lecture on the conservation of rare bird species.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Sophia Rosenfeld, a well-known ornithologist, senior researcher at the Institute of Ecology and Evolution named after A.N. Severtsov Russian Academy of Sciences, told the Norilsk people about her long-term scientific research and about modern methods of bird watching. More than 70 listeners attended the meeting.

This is the second meeting of those organized by the Norilsk Development Agency and the Taimyr Nature Reserves directorate within the framework of a joint project to preserve rare species of the peninsula’s birds.

“Norilsk residents learned about the use of ultralight aircraft for research, about the bird species inhabiting Taimyr. Sophia Rosenfeld debunked the myths around the study of birds, as well as the growing popularity of birdwatching”, the organizers said.

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Text: Angelica Stepanova, Photo: Olga Alexandrova and Evgeny Strenadko

June 10, 2021

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