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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13. 04. 2021

Bavaria: 185 cases of raptor persecution


In Bavaria, a total of 185 cases of illegal raptor persecution with more than 450 victims have been registered in the state in the last 10 years. Only last Friday, CABS members found a dead buzzard (suspected poisoned) near Straubing and reported it to the police. In addition, there are animal and trophy traders who illegally market protected animals - in the last few months alone, seven Bavarian companies have been reported by CABS, and over 150 animals have been seized. 

Our current press release (German) on wildlife crime in Bavaria can be found here. Further information regarding our campaigns and operations to combat raptor persecution in Germany can be found here