News BirdLife Cyprus

Almost 1 million birds still being illegally...

Tue, 15/03/2016
Despite no more annual jumps in numbers, a record-breaking amount of birds are still being illicitly trapped to serve as the main ingredient for a local delicacy.

Protecting the Mediterranean’s migratory birds

Thu, 27/08/2015
Read why people and organisations are fighting for the flyways and the reason their work is necessary.

Bird trapping on the rise in Cyprus – an...

Wed, 16/05/2012
The latest monitoring results in Cyprus show that bird trapping with mist nets and limesticks continues to rise, threatening many migrants travelling through the Eastern Mediterranean Island.

UPDATE: over 866,000 birds slaughtered so far...

Thu, 13/10/2011
The number of birds killed on limesticks and in mist nets in Cyprus this autumn is increasing sharply, reaching over 860,000 by October 9th…and it is still growing

89,225 birds slaughtered…so far! - Sign the...

Wed, 14/09/2011
BirdLife Cyprus has published online an estimate of the death toll from the illegal bird trapping taking place in Cyprus during the autumn migration.

"The missing" visitors in Cyprus are...

Fri, 29/07/2011
BirdLife Cyprus has created this short film on the trapping situation in Cyprus