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17 June, 2024
 

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1. Over 400,000 songbirds killed in Cyprus and sold for delicacy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-400-000-songbirds-killed-in-cyprus-and-sold-for-delicacy

A recent report reveals a disturbing surge in wildlife crime in Cyprus, where over 400,000 songbirds were trapped and killed last autumn....

2. Songbird slaughter continues as gangs profit amid faltering enforcement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/songbird-slaughter-continues-as-gangs-profit-amid-faltering-enforcement

A conservation group in Cyprus said Wednesday that police have been lax in cracking down on criminal gangs that illegally trap migratory songbirds to supply restaurants, although the poaching has declined overall....

3. Ministry of Culture to launch 'Kypria' pilot for art festivals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/ministry-of-culture-to-launch-kypria-pilot-for-art-festivals

We have fully entered the summer, and the eagerly awaited cultural events have either begun or will soon begin. ...

4. 105 bird poachers convicted in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/105-bird-poachers-convicted-in-2022

The Committee Against Bird Slaughter (CABS) has contributed to the arrest and conviction of a total of 105 poachers in 2022, following the arrest of three hunters in the last days of the year....

5. Nineteen in the clear after bird flu scare in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nineteen-in-the-clear-after-bird-flu-scare-in-cyprus

A total of nineteen people in Cyprus who were exposed last month to cases of birds infected with Avian Influenza virus were said to be in the clear, with health officials saying nobody developed any symptoms...

6. Cyprus takes no chances after cases of bird flu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-first-human-cases-of-bird-flu

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus remain on alert after cases of avian flu have been detected on the island, where two private farm owners are self-monitoring and about a thousand birds are to be killed out of an abundance of caution...

7. Beautiful pink flamingos have returned to the Larnaca salt lake

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/beautiful-pink-flamingos-have-returned-to-the-larnaca-salt-lake

The first flamingos arrived in the Aliki salt lake in Larnaca in search of food and warmer weather. They are the first group of beautiful pink visitors who have found refuge on Lake Aliki....

8. Flamingos stage magical show in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingos-stage-magical-show-in-larnaca

A flamboyance of flamingos have descended upon the Larnaca salt lake as they do every year at the beginning of the rain season, with the pink birds painting a magical picture against the glistening backdrop of the salty water....

9. Flamingo deaths raise alarm in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/flamingo-deaths-raise-alarm-in-cyprus

Over a dozen flamingos were found dead at Aliki salt lake in Larnaca, with officials playing down the incident while members of the Green party are calling for an investigation...

10. Lead poisoning suspected in flamingo death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lead-poisoning-suspected-in-flamingo-death

A Larnaca city councilor says the death of a flamingo last month in his town was not natural but caused by lead poisoning...

11. British Bases deal blow to illegal bird trappers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/british-bases-deal-blow-to-illegal-bird-trappers

SBA Police feel the high-profile destruction of seized trapping equipment will send out a strong message to the bird trapping community...

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