Pigeon Fancier from Sunderland fined for storing and using Carbofran

A 49-year-old pigeon fancier from Sunderland has pleaded guilty to three charges of illegally using and storing a banned pesticide, at Newcastle Crown Court on Friday 12 April. Paul Unsworth (12/03/64) of Newbold Avenue was fined £200 for each of the three charges, to run concurrently.

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BirdLife Malta fears Hunting ‘free for all’

Birdlife Malta has expressed fears of a “free-for-all” upon learning spring hunting licence applications rose by a third after the removal of a special registration fee this year. […]