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Israel's National Bird Poll: Barn Owl & Lesser Kestrel - Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East
To follow up with some more candidates for Israel’s bird poll, here are two more beauties: the Barn Owl (‘Tinshemet’ in Hebrew) and the Lesser Kestrel (‘Buz Adom’). This whole exercise seems to be an interesting lesson in exploring human anthropocentrism in naming other species. Barn Owl Lesser Kestrel We don’t really understand what’s “lesser” …