Don’t eat, don’t cage birds in Portugal

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video from Portugal says about itself:

Galerida cristata Crested Lark singing one Algarvian song!

From BirdLife:

Say NO to birds in a cage and on a plate

By Elodie Cantaloube, Wed, 26/11/2014 – 12:09

BirdLife Partner SPEA launches a new campaign to stop the illegal capture and sale of birds in Portugal.

Are you aware that with the simple click of a mouse you can buy a Great Tit online?…

On Portuguese websites, it is quite common to find for sale, next to bicycles or a pair of shoes, a woodpecker, a Blackbird and even some birds of prey.

Whilst in some cases individuals have the legal right to sell native species, most of such advertisement relates to illegal capture and trade of protected wild species.

Birds in a cage are not the only source of concern for the SPEA. Although capturing birds for food is…

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