According to an Egyptian daily, the equipment fitted on the vulture was solar-powered and allows broadcasting information gathered, including images, via satellite uplink, the paper said. It also had GPS installed.
Several Middle Eastern media outlets reported that Sudan captured a vulture which the country’s officials say Israel fitted with spy equipment.
According to the online edition of the Egyptian daily El Balad, the vulture was captured in the town of Kereinek in the Darfur region in Sudan’s west and that the finding prompted Sudanese authorities to announce Israel was using vultures to spy on their country. The report in El Balad does not say who made these claims.