Illegal bird Poachers sentenced in Malta

Five poachers sentenced in Malta February 18th 2015.Three of whom were prosecuted thanks to our field investigations. CABS ( l

ed police to two illegal bird traders who were each given a €600 fine after being caught red handed with freshly caught Greenfinches. Another poacher from Buskett was fined €1500 and had his trapping licence revoked for a year after CABS observed him targeting protected pipits and finches (see photo).

Furthermore, harder punishments were handed out to two hunters who had shot two oystercatchers whilst out at sea. Each was given a €1500 fine, their boat confiscated and hunting licences revoked for LIFE.


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