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A good reason NOT to visit Cyprus
« on: December 01, 2007, 02:03:55 pm »
 I came across this article today,,,,,from the Island that gave the world Pickles Sparrows  :yucky: ( caught with highly illegal Lime Stick and nets)
   http://www.cyprusweekly.com.cy/default.aspx?FrontPageNewsID=304_3

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Re: A good reason NOT to visit Cyprus
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2007, 03:51:49 pm »
I came across this article today,,,,,from the Island that gave the world Pickles Sparrows  :yucky: ( caught with highly illegal Lime Stick and nets)
   http://www.cyprusweekly.com.cy/default.aspx?FrontPageNewsID=304_3

 :thumbsdown:

 

Is this on The Greek side of Cyprus?

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Re: A good reason NOT to visit Cyprus
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2007, 04:06:00 pm »
 Yes, just near Paphos.
  Greek Cypriot  "Hunters" will shoot just about anything that moves ( Except the Turks in 1974, when they couldn't run away fast enough.) they've even been known to shoot Land Crabs, Griffin Vultures, and Moufflons ( a type of indigenous Mountain goat) 

 25 Years ago, when I was stationed there, song birds were almost unknown then, most having been caught, roasted and pickled.
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