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Raptor observation post at Gamla – Griffon vultures in the Golan Heights

The Gamla Nature Reserve in the Golan Heights is home to many Griffon vultures. The nature reserve has a covered observation post for watching the vultures, directly opposite a prime nesting site.

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Flamingoes at Avrona near Eilat – Evrona Salt Ponds are home to flamingoes

The Evrona salt ponds are home to hundreds of flamingoes. Originally the flamingoes stopped in Eilat only briefly, but within a few years, the young began staying. Now, the young flamingos live there that the older flamingos return after winter. The young ones can be recognized as they are white, while the older flamingos are pink.

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