Tag: illegal bird killing

Tag: illegal bird killing

In the press
Bird trapping levels up in 2021

BirdLife Cyprus reports a worrying increase in bird trapping levels for autumn 2021. This sadly comes as no surprise, following a shameful relaxation of the relevant Cyprus bird protection law in December 2020.

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13,700 citizens demand deterrent fines for bird trapping

On 30 November 2021, BirdLife Cyprus handed the President of the House of Representatives, Ms Annita Demetriou, the signatures of more than 13,700 citizens who are calling for the annulment of the relaxation of the bird protection law.

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Illegal bird trapping: plugging one gap only to create another

BirdLife Cyprus’ latest report on bird trapping, for autumn 2020, presents the lowest trapping levels with mist nets ever recorded. Unfortunately, this welcome progress contrasts sharply with a catastrophic recent relaxation of the hunting law, while at the same time limestick use is on the rise.

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