BirdLife: The Magazine Jan-Mar 2018 - Page 46

ILLEGAL KILLING total birds illegally killed MiLlioN per year 12 min 25 mean 38 MAP OF ILLEGAL KILLING IN EUROPE, the MEDITERRANEAN AND the CAUCASUS max REASON FOR KILLING Food Sport Cagebird Predator/Pest control Taxidermy/egg collection Other TYPES OF CRIMES Illegal shooting Protected species Illegal trapping Outside legal season Within a protected area Other ILLEGAL BIRD KILLINGS Illegal poisoning by group 0 - 10 000 10 001 - 20 000 20 001 - 60 000 60 001 - 99 999 100 000 - 300 000 500 000 - 1 million 2 million - 6 million Passerines 20.2 million waterbirds & seabirds 1.8 million pigeons & doves 0.7 million raptors 0.1 million other birds 1.9 million UNIT OF MEASURE 46 0.5 million birdlife • december 2016