Cyprus

Catch-as-catch-can

Operations against bird trappers on Cyprus

CABS volunteers save a golden oriole from a lime stickCABS volunteers save a golden oriole from a lime stickThe Greek-Cypriot south of the new EU member state Cyprus has become a death trap for the birds which migrate across the Eastern Mediterranean. Countless trappers set up their nets, and above all lime sticks, in almond and olive groves, in gardens and in the macchia in order to trap migrant song birds resting on passage.