Israeli bird lovers take pains to save species that nests on the ground
Collared pratincole chicks stand stock-still when they sense a threat, causing many to be run over by oncoming tractors.
A bunch of people were walking around a large peanut field in the Hula Valley on Tuesday, apparently looking for something. They were trying to save a special bird, the collared pratincole. The method: Seek out the babies to prevent them from being run over by tractors.
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