June 3, 2021
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Portugal bans the sale of bird traps

Article by SPEA The law has been revised, and now forbids not just the use but also the sale of indiscriminate traps such as lime-sticks, snares […]
September 19, 2019

Portuguese ringer discovers tragic fate of blackcaps he ringed

Every migration season, thousands of birds travel through the Algarve. Unfortunately, many songbirds make it no further: they are illegally trapped to be eaten as a […]
September 15, 2019

The silent killer of Egyptian vultures

Last November, two Egyptian vultures were found dead in their nest in the International Douro Natural Park, on the border between Portugal and Spain, by the […]