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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