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

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

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

hunted with regards to their track

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

The incessant trapping of songbirds is causing forests that have been when full of track to gradually develop silent.