Who killed cock robin? The hungry Cypriots did in annual slaughter

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Pigeons sur un lampadaire à Chypre – © PHOTO/STR

RSPB says songbirds fleeing the cold to Cyprus this year will be illegally killed and served up in restaurants as a local delicacy

As a favourite winter bird they appear on millions of Christmas cards every year, but robins face being illegally killed in enormous numbers this Christmas, conservationists warned today.

The Guardian

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