Scientists find ‘world’s least known bird’ breeding in Afghanistan

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biodiversité ; espèces protégées

Lac du Band-I-Amir dans les montagnes afghanes. AFGHANISTAN © AFP PHOTO

Researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society have discovered for the first time the breeding area of the large-billed reed warbler—dubbed in 2007 as “the world’s least known bird species”—in the remote and rugged Wakhan Corridor of the Pamir Mountains of north-eastern Afghanistan.

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