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“Phoenixes” visited the reserve in the Odessa region


Flamingos arrived in the Odessa region from the occupied territories of Ukraine in the Azov-Black Sea corridor.


Photos by Ivan Rusev

Flamingos have arrived in the Odessa region’s Tuzly Estuary National Natural Park.

This was announced by the doctor of biological sciences, an employee of the park Ivan Rusev on Facebook.

According to him, birds flew into the park, which can be considered sacred birds “Phoenixes”.

“And so, such a symbolic Phoenix, with red-black wings, again, three months later, flew in, just returned from the east, from the territories occupied by orcs, to the Tuzlovskiye Limany National Natural Park. There were 67 individuals in total, which were recorded by already trained we are local residents of the village of Tuzly. And the name of the birds is flamingos,” wrote Rusev.

He notes that these birds are beautiful creature that is known in the world under different names. Every religion has used the Phoenix as a symbol of immortality, self-sacrifice, humility and courage.

According to Rusev, now the flamingos have again flown for reconnaissance to the Odessa region from the occupied territories of Ukraine in the Azov-Black Sea corridor to find out if it is possible to settle on the Tuzlovsky estuaries for a long time.

“And now, in the middle of August, the incredible sight of an army of birds, including incredible flamingos, gives the park’s ecosystems great energy.”