By Wim van den Bossche, Senior Flyway Conservation Officer for Europe & Central Asia In Europe, every year, 20,000 tons of lead hunting ammunition is shot into our natural environment, and more than one million waterbirds die from ingesting it. Lead shot is toxic for plants, soil, water; and even for the animals and humans who eat contaminated birds. Lead shot is toxic for life. … Continue reading Wetland birds win battle against lead-based hunting
On my morning walk today I saw that the Pellicans are back at Zandvlei lagoon. Also saw a pair of Pied Kingfishers fishing the lagoon. Continue reading Went walking today.