The ‘birdman of Cyprus’ giving wounded wild birds their wings
15 August 2021 | 2:58 pm
Young wildlife vet Constantinos Antoniou, known in his country and among animal lovers as the "Birdman of Cyprus", passionately takes care of hundreds of wounded or sick wild birds every year before releasing them back to their natural habitat.
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