According to a recent Telegraph article by Joe Shute, about 2.3 million birds are killed in Cyprus annually. In this video, you will get the perspectives of activists who risk their lives to document the trapping and disrupt poachers’ traps, poachers who share their technique and reasons for engaging in this activity, and locals who’re dismayed that their tradition of trapping and killing birds is outlawed.
***Footage of poacher hurting and killing a songbird appears at 22:00. Viewer discretion is advised.***