15. 06. 2021
Cyprus: Fieldwork against ground-nets
Homeowners in Cyprus often use ground nets to keep snakes away from their properties. Besides reptiles, many birds that get entangled and die a slow sufferable death because the owners never check the installation. In June 2021, a CABS team is checking ground nets that are not explicitly banned, saving trapped animals and pushing for the game wardens to intervene against the brutal traps.
After the discovery of a live barn owl, local media report on the issue for the first time: CABS rescue barn owl caught in net