The Nature Protection Service (Seprona) in Tortos (Tarragona) investigates three neighbours of the municipality Alcanar for catching 352 birds which are protected species.
The suspects used artifical lights to lure the birds and wooden sticks to beat them to death when they sheltered for the weather and blinded by the light
- Date of seizure: January 17, 2017
- Numbers of seized birds: 352
- Country: Spain
- Species: Passerines (songbirds)