Komitee gegen den Vogelmord e.V. Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS)

Komitee gegen den Vogelmord e. V.
Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS)

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Cyprus: limesticks and professional trapping on the rise


Bird trappers switch tact and get more organised during the lockdowns on Cyprus: lowest levels of bird trapping with mist nets contrasts with a rise in the use of limesticks and organised trapping by criminal gangs. 

Between September and November 2020CABS teams detected 383 cases of illegal bird killing of migratory birds in south-eastern Cyprus, the highest number for CABS autumn operations in Cyprus since 2016.

Read our full Press Release from 18.3.2021 here