CABS lament Warbler hunting in Cyprus
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The Committee Against Bird Slaughter, known as CABS, says despite the steady decrease over the last 10 years of limesticks being used to snare songbirds, more and more former bird trappers with full regular hunting licences are now going out to hunt birds, shooting the strictly protected species they used to catch. According to a post of Facebook, the main focus of poachers is on blackcaps which are considered a much sought-after delicacy known as ‘Ambelopoulia’. “The CABS teams which have been deployed on the Mediterranean island since the...
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