IT has taken them 500 years, but the endangered Hermit Ibis has begun to breed in La Janda,
However, now, the Junta de Andalucia Environmental Department has announced that there are 12 nests in the Tajo de la Barca de Vejer area.
A breeding programme in collaboration with the Jerez Zoo and the Doñana Biological Department was carried out by the International Group of Hermit Ibis Experts and the Junta de Andalucia, and 60 birds were released in the province.
The Hermit Ibis is one of the most endangered species in the world, as there are only 112 couples, found in
Picture Credit: Richard Bartz