2011 Field Season

An Ecosystem Saved

Posted on Feb 28, 2011

Posted by Richard Redding

The horses and camels are back. As a result the pigeons have returned to Giza. Now, if we can just the tourists to comeback!

Horses and camels are back in large numbers and adding fresh piles of dung to the environment. (photo by Richard Redding)

Pigeons in flight. It turns out that it is hard to get the pigeons to sit still for a photo. But several hundred have returned and are in scattered flocks of 15-20. (photo by Richard Redding)

This is as close as I could get to a small flock that was searching for fresh dung. (photo by Richard Redding)

For more information about the pigeons, see the earlier post “The Mystery of the Pigeons.”


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