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Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Cuban-U.S. Research in Migratory Bird Corridor
Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Apr 25.- Cuban and U.S. scientists will begin in May a program of monitoring and study of migratory and birds of prey in the Guanahacabibes peninsula on the western end of the island.
This research involve experts of the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory, based in Texas, and researchers of the province of Pinar del Rio, told Prensa Latina the M.S. Osmani Borrego, who is one of the coordinators of the project.
The explorations in the area will be preceded by a training phase aimed for all specialists who cooperate with the researches on species from U.S. soil other migratory birds that temporarily take refuge in the peninsula.
Guanahacabibes peninsula is considered a leading migratory bird corridor that houses more than 200 varieties of birds, both native and exotic. (Prensa Latina).