On the night of Monday, December 14th, 2021, the Lampung Naval Military Police, Bakauheni Port Area Sector Police (KSKP), Lampung Agricultural Quarantine, Lampung Nature Conservation Agency and also FLIGHT as an assistance conducted joint patrols to prevent smuggling and/or trafficking of wildlife in Bakauheni Port, Lampung.
At around 11 PM, the team stopped an EFA Star bus with a license plate number BG 7073 OL which came from Palembang, South Sumatra with Bandung, West Java as the destination. The team found 22 wild birds contained inside card boxes which were planned to be smuggled. The 22 birds were consisted of 12 Blue-winged Leafbirds, 9 Asian Glossy Starlings, and 1 Black-crested Bulbul.
The team were then rescued the birds and released the birds back into the wild after they were confirmed healthy on the next day.