Call for end of plover trapping season

PRESS RELEASE 13 December 2016

Malta: CABS calls for end of season as illegal night trapping of plovers is out of control

Bird trappers on Malta and Gozo use the cloak of night as well as the absence of the ALE to illegally trap thousands of plovers and other waders, the Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) said today.

Golden Plover live decoyGolden Plover live decoyIn the last two weeks members of the organisation have conducted night patrols between 11pm and 4.30am to document the amount of birds trapped outs