Rosy starlings are seen feeding their young among the gravel of a construction site in Yili, Xinjiang. Photo: Thepaper.cn
Rosy starlings are seen feeding their young among the gravel of a construction site in Yili, Xinjiang. Photo: Thepaper.cn

Nesting birds bring Chinese road building project to a screeching halt

Wildlife officials step in after photos of protected species feeding their young among piles of gravel are posted on social media

Rosy starlings are seen feeding their young among the gravel of a construction site in Yili, Xinjiang. Photo: Thepaper.cn
Rosy starlings are seen feeding their young among the gravel of a construction site in Yili, Xinjiang. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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