Illegal hunting traps found in southern Spain

TRAPPED: Finches in cases were being used as decoys Credit: Guardia Civil

GUARDIA Civil discovered a man in Tabernas, Almeria using illegal traps to capture birds.
Officers found a collapsable net attached to a cord and finches inside cages to act as decoys and lure more birds in the Paraje de Guayar area of Tabernas.
Officers noticed there was a man in the vicinity, who promptly tried to hide.
Officers subsequently asked for his identification, and he admitted he was the owner of the the illegal hunting methods.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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