Did you know there is a bird ringing and monitoring station at the ELCJHL’s Environmental Education Center? Throughout the year, Executive Director Simon Awad, along with bird researcher Michael Farhoud and college student and EEC researcher Bashar Jarseyeh, document and study birds who come through the center through their ringing process.
In 2015, the center published a then-exhaustive “checklist” of birds native to Palestine. In the research they’ve done since then, the team has discovered sixteen new species. You can read about these species, in addition to the general research of the center, in the PDF below.Updates-on-the-avifauna-of-the-State-of-Palestine