Bird-trapping and shooting are huge problems around the Mediterranean, which prompted Israeli birder Jonathan Meyrav to create the Champions of the Flyway, a 24 hour bird race in Eilat, Israel, that raises money and awareness to combat the threats to migratory birds in Europe and Africa. Jonathan joins me to talk about Champions, and the great work they are helping to fund.
Also, I talk about ABA Awards and Young Birders of the Year, and John Lowry and ABA President Jeff Gordon discuss an innovative new product from Swarovski.
Thanks to Global Rescue, the ABA’s official emergency evacuation provider, for sponsoring this episode
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