Millions of Migrating Songbirds Massacred in the Mediterranean

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JULY 24, 2013 – FOCUSING ON WILDLIFE

Each year, millions of songbirds are killed for food, for profit or just for the joy of shooting something, as they move from their winter grounds in Africa to their summer breeding territories in Europe.

In Egypt, hundreds of miles of nets cover the entire coastline, catching almost every bird that makes its way to shore from across the Mediterranean Sea. In Albania, hunters set up dozens of hunting blinds inside wildlife refuges while officials turn a blind eye.

In Cyprus, trees are outfitted with glue-covered lime sticks that catch birds like flies on flypaper as they attempt to land, breaking wings as the birds struggle to free themselves. The problem is widespread and growing as new methods and technology increase the deadly toll of the annual slaughter…. http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/massive-bird-slaughter-around-the-mediterranean-shocking-photos/

 

July 22, 2013 Focusing On Wildlife
EGYPT IS THE WORST PLACE TO BE A MIGRATORY BIRD – SHOCKING VIDEO http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/egypt-is-the-worst-place-to-be-a-migratory-bird-shocking-video/

 

 

July 13, 2013 National Geographic

VIDEO:

******* “LAST SONG FOR MIGRATING BIRDS” – SLAUGHTERED AS THEY MIGRATE ACROSS THE MEDITERRANEAN
From glue-covered sticks in Egypt hang two lives, and a question: How can we stop the slaughter of songbirds migrating across the Mediterranean? http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/07/songbird-migration/franzen-text

 

November 2013 Wildlife Extra News –
MILLIONS OF BIRDS MASSACRED IN LEBANON – UNFETTERED HUNTING A DISGRACE http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/news/lebanon-bird-hunt.html#cr

 

 

 

 

STATE OF THE WORLD’S BIRD REPORT INDICATES A PLANET IN PERIL http://sco.lt/4yq6z3

 

 

 

Greer Noble‘s insight:

I’m ashamed of my own race.. how could you? Want to help (it wont cost you a cent), here’s how: http://greernoble.com/non-fiction—invitation.html

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