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Huge bird trapping site discovered, poacher fined

Members of the Committee Against Bird Slaughter Cyprus have uncovered a huge bird trapping site with 274 limesticks in the Famagusta district, the NGO said in a post on Twitter and Facebook.

It said that game wardens were called in and caught the poacher who was fined €2,400.

 

Although trapping levels have generally declined in recent years, activists say that organised and large-scale trapping continue to slip through the hands of the authorities. BirdLife Cyprus and CABS are continuing to push the authorities for action.

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