Millions of songbirds slaughtered each year during Mediterranean olive harvest


Every year, millions of songbirds are “massacred” during the Mediterranean olive harvest — getting sucked up into crop machines at night — as they sit and roost in the olive bushes, a report says. British birds, like robins and greenfinches, make up most of the casualties. “Numbers of farmland birds in Europe have plummeted by…

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