Bird Shooting Season Is Bad News For All Birds

The hen capturing season, which begins on Saturday 1 Could
this yr, means numerous birds, together with natives like
pūkeko, kakīānau (black swan), pūtangitangi (paradise
shelduck), pārera (gray duck) and kuruwhengi (Australasian
shoveler duck), will probably be killed.

Australia has already
banned duck capturing in three states. SAFE Campaigns Supervisor
Jessica Chambers says Aotearoa must comply with
swimsuit.

“We maintain native birds pricey to our coronary heart,” stated
Chambers. “But we enable these animals to be the goal of
ruthless killing each hen capturing season.”

“The
remainder of the yr, we like to take our kids to feed the
lovely swans and geese on the native pond. From tomorrow,
these identical birds will develop into targets for
shooters.”

Abroad research point out wounding charges
from duck capturing could possibly be between about 10 p.c and 30
p.c.

“Think about taking your kids to the pond to
feed the geese and discovering maimed birds, slowly
dying.”

“If the Authorities is severe about upholding
our fame for prime requirements of animal welfare, then
duck capturing ought to be
banned.”

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