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Satellite transmitter to track migration of rare spoonbill

TAIPEI--A black-faced spoonbill, an endangered bird species, was released into the wild at a wetlands in southern Taiwan on yesterday after being fitted with a satellite transmitter to track its migration routes for wildlife conservation reference.

β€œIt marks the first time that we have fitted a black-faced spoonbill with that type of advanced equipment for migration tracking,” said Lu Teng-yuan, director of the Taijiang National Park Administration in the southern city of Tainan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A black-faced spoonbill coded β€œT46,” fitted with a satellite transmitter in the back, flies to join its companions at Taijiang National Park in southern Tainan City, yesterday. Researchers said that the mobile tracking device will help them understand more about the activities and migratory paths of the endangered bird.

(CNA)

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