Millions of birds killed illegally in Europe

As many as two million birds per year may be killed illegally in Northern and Central Europe and the Caucasus region – mainly for sport or “pest” control, according to a new report released by BirdLife International on October 24.

New Europe

Last updated on 26 October 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species group: 
Birds