This Oct. 28, 2017 photo, shows a hunter looking for birds as he prepares to shoot near the town of Brital, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Philip Issa)
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A group of 52 Lebanese and international environmental NGOs and bird advocacy groups sent a joint letter Tuesday calling on President Michel Aoun to enforce Lebanon's hunting law's ahead of spring bird migration.Lebanon is a vital migratory passage for millions of birds of a variety of species.Around 2.6 million birds from roughly 327 species are estimated to be killed in Lebanon each year, the letter said, hampering global conservation efforts.Signatories included groups from Lebanon and 27 countries in Europe and Africa.
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