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Mosquito Eating bird population decreasing dangerously

Anecpla, the Spanish Pest Managers Association just issued their latest press release on the dangerous decrease of mosquito-eating bird in Spain.

The swift population has decreased by 20% in the last 20 years in Spain. Its decrease is inversely proportional to the increase in the colonies of feral cats, habitual hunters of this type of birds.

Swifts exert a fundamental function for the balance of urban ecosystem, acting as a natural predator of mosquitoes dangerous to human health like the tiger mosquito, who has the capacity to transmit serious diseases such as Zika virus, Dengue or Chikungunya, among others.

For more information, visit Anecpla's website

 

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