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- Posted on Jan 8th 2010 6:00AM by Julian Marszalek
Hans Uhl of the animal rights group BirdLife who says the band's sound levels are excessive and pose a serious threat to the well-being of the Curlew bird. In an attempt to save the bird, Uhl has initiated a campaign to halt a gig by the band at the Wels Air Field in Austria which is take place on May 22.
The rare bird is found in very few regions of the world and the town of Wels is a favourite nesting ground for them.
Mr Uhl said, "The second biggest colony of Curlews in Upper Austria and various other ground-nesting birds must not become endangered."
However, Mr Uhl may have a serious fight on his hands. All 80,000 tickets for the gig sold out within hours of going on sale and it looks unlikely that anything is going to derail this rock'n'roll train which is thundering along as part of AC/DC's mammoth 'Black Ice' world tour.