Three fined over €11,000 for trapping songbirds

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Three fined over €11,000 for trapping songbirds
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Three individuals were fined over €11,000 for trapping songbirds in the district of Larnaca, conservationists announced on Tuesday.

According to a joint statement by the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (Cabs) and BirdLife Cyprus, early in November, police raided a known trapping area in Maroni, Larnaca and also executed search warrants in several properties thought to be connected to a big trapper.

Officers seized five mist nets used to catch songbirds, five calling devices, and 366 dead birds, all belonging to protected species. Three suspects caught in the operation were fined €11,660.

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