The team from Scorpion Wildlife Trade Monitoring Group and from the Wildlife Authority (BBKSDA) in North Sumatra rescued 2 protected birds from illegal petting in Kacangan Village, Secanggang sub-district of Langkat in North Sumatra province on Tuesday (13th of December 2016). The two birds arrived savely at the BBKSDA office Tuesday night.
The two birds, one male and one female (both Brahminy kite), a moment before translocation to BBKSDA office in Medan. (Photo: Scorpion)
The owner of the bird, Supardi (37 years), refused to handover his birds to BBKSDA but after receiving explanation of regulation pertaining to wildlife protection, he later signed the handover document. (Photo: Scorpion)
Yasra Alfariza from Scorpion Foundation and forestry police from BBKSDA are taking the birds for loading into BBKSDA car. (Photo: Scorpion)
Head of the mission from BBKSDA, Mr. Tigor Hasugian, watching the loading of the birds into the transport car.(Photo: Scorpion)
Ready to leave from Kacangan village heading to BBKSDA office in Medan. (Photo: Scorpion)