ANKARA 

Migratory birds are benefitting from measures taken against the novel coronavirus in Turkey as they continue to migrate from the south to the north, one expert told Anadolu Agency.

“I think that migratory birds are more comfortable due to less human pressure on their rest areas since people go out less at the moment,” said Can Yeniyurt, flyways officer at the Izmir-based Doga Association, a nature conservatory group and partner of BirdLife International. “They are also positively affected by the decline in the number of [airplane] flights.”

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