By Euro Weekly News Media • 29 June 2011 • 7:56
Twelve municipalities in the Region of Murcia threatened by severe depopulation. Image: Campos del Rio @josemmol/@MeteoSE/ Twitter
THE Guardia Civil’s Nature Protection unit SEPRONA has denounced a farmer in Torrellano Alto in Elche for keeping wild birds in captivity without authorization or the necessary documentation.
They found several cages on his property containing a blackbird, a European Greenfinch, two Carduelis finches, and eight European Serins (the smallest of the finches). Illegal hunting gear was also found on the property.
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