Chichen Itza
Gebel Berkal

World Heritage Site

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Hunting/Harvesting of Birds

WHS where the hunting/harvesting of birds by man has been particularly significant.

The connection belongs to Human Activity connections.

Connected Sites

  • Keoladeo National Park: Duck Shooting. The Wetland area was maintained primarily as a duck shooting preserve of the Maharajahs of Baratpur.
  • Macquarie Island: Throughout the 19th century the King Penguins were hunted almost to extinction for their oil
  • St. Kilda: The collection of Gannets and their eggs was a significant aspect of St Kildan culture and economy.
  • Vega√łyan: The Harvesting of Eider down from wild birds has long been a significant aspect of the island economy


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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source