Record number of birds illegally killed on British military base, says RSPB

More than 800,000 songbirds were killed last autumn say charities calling for UK government to help embattled military police at the Cyprus base More than 800,000 songbirds, including blackcaps, robins and garden warblers, are estimated to have been illegally killed last autumn on a British military base in Cyprus. New research by the RSPB and BirdLife Cyprus identified a record number of illegal and virtually invisible “mist” nets set to trap migrating birds on British territory in the Mediterranean. The number of nets discovered on Ministry of Defence (MoD) land in Cyprus has increased...


Record number of birds illegally killed on British military base, says RSPB


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