On 1st July of 2021 FLIGHT assisted the Nature Conservation Agency (BKSDA) and Lampung Police stopped a smuggling attempt of 190 birds on the highway of Lampung, Indonesia.
We found 190 birds secured inside 5 fruit boxes and 4 card boxes. These birds were transported with DAMRI bus with BD 7607 CZ license plate number.
The 190 birds were consists of 120 Tits, 50 Oriental White-eyes, and 20 Blue-masked Leafbirds.
We already released the 170 of the birds to the Wan Abdul Rahman Forest Park, which consists of Tits and the Oriental White-eyes. Meanwhile for the rest of the birds, the 20 Blue-masked Leafbirds were still undergoing rehabilitation in Lamping Animal Rescue Center.