More than one million migrant songbirds have been killed by trappers on Cyprus in autumn/winter 2010, a greater number than in any year in the previous decade. Shockingly, a report by BirdLife Cyprus reveals that a large proportion of these birds are trapped at Dhekelia - a UK Sov- ereign Base Area in the southeast of the island. Figures released by BirdLife Cyprus reveal that an estimated 1.4-mill


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