Organised crime finds a new type of contraband: goldfinches

Trafficking in western Europe’s prettiest small bird has reached epidemic proportions in France in recent years.

The Independent

Last updated on 11 January 2017

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