On he 19th of December 2016 over 3700 Passerines have been seized by the local Corpo Forestale in Vicenza which is the second worst province for illegal trapping and an IKB blackspot in the Italian Alps.
Birds as Goldfinches, Woodcocks, Meadow pipit, Serins and Black redstart were all shipped from Calabria and were about to delivered to a network of restaurants in Vicenza.
- Date of seizure: December 19, 2016
- Numbers of seized birds: 3700
- Country: Italy
- Species: Passerines (songbirds), Woodcock