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Cyprus Bird Poaching Out of Control
People, Environment

Cyprus Bird Poaching Out of Control

More than two million migratory birds were killed in Cyprus last autumn to feed an illicit taste for the delicacy on the Mediterranean island, conservation group Birdlife Cyprus announced last week, according to the AFP. Kilometers of net supports and thousands of limesticks have been found in Cyprus, which are used to catch blackcaps and song thrushes, much sought after delicacies that fetch up to $86 for a dozen at Cypriot restaurants.

 

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