Nearly 600 exotic birds imported from Kyrgyzstan were confiscated at Domodedovo airport. TASS reported.
Part of the birds, reportedly, is rare species protected by International Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna. It is believed that it was a transit flight, the details are being specified.
Among the birds were budgerigars, African Grey parrots, finches, canaries - 591 pcs. The birds were placed in shelter for wildlife animals under the Department of Environmental Protection, which is located in the suburbs of Moscow.