Friuli, in northeastern Italy, used to be one of the regions of the Apennine Peninsula most affected by poaching. The area was recently considered to be free of poaching today, but this is not the case This case shows that there mustl be far more bird poachers than expected in this region. … [Read More...] about Bird Poacher Caught in Friuli Italy
The Hortobágy National Park Directorate has recently discovered poisoning at two different sites One case was discovered by a public announcement and the other was found by members of the Board's Nature Conservation Service The poisonings affected 3 eagles and 16 buzzards - unfortunately this … [Read More...] about Highly protected eagles killed in Hungary
In September 2018, German police officers noticed two Dutch nationals a traffic control in Rehau, Upper Franconia (Bavaria). They had 36 Live bee-eaters (see archive picture) and 38 waders, including plovers, sickle-footed- and dwarf sandpipers, in their luggage. They had robbed the … [Read More...] about Dutch Bird Smugglers Convicted in Germany.