Chturbate / 15.02.2020

Asian Songbirds placing a finish to unlawful trapping and unsustainable pet trade

A captive Bulbul that is straw-headed Pycnonotus, popular in Asian areas © TRAFFIC

hunted for his or her track

Asian songbirds reach crisis point. Need for a wide array of songbirds throughout Southeast Asia has lead to a madness of unlawful trapping and unsustainable trade to supply interest in them as caged birds.

The incessant trapping of songbirds is causing woodlands that have been when filled up with song to slowly develop quiet.