I t is early morning in the heart of Provence, and somewhere behind the tall black pine trees a rousing dawn chorus begins. We are crouching out of sight among the rosemary bushes and wild asparagus listening to the melodic musical phrases of song thrushes and blackbirds. This is Marcel Pagnol country, rich in flora and fauna and of exceptional natural beauty; but there is no sign of the singing birds anywhere in the rustling foliage, trees or sky. He points above the treetops where clusters of sticks attached to vertical poles glisten in the nascent sunlight. The more they struggle to get away, the more they become stuck. Once enticed, the birds are either blasted out of the sky by hunters hidden in camouflaged cabins, or find themselves stuck on the sticks. Bird campaigners, who say the practice is unspeakably cruel, have secretly shot photographs and film that they say proves it is not selective and, worse, poses a threat to endangered species. They have brought numerous legal cases in national and European courts over the past 30 years. All have failed. He stabs at his mobile phone to bring up a photograph of a dead robin, with its unmistakable red breast, stuck by its wing, legs and beak to a glue stick.
French campaigners go to EU over hunting and trapping of birds
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In , my son Jeremy called me with the news that he had bought an old vineyard in the south of France. Once I had removed the vision from my mind of the family producing its own wine, I realized he had purchased three acres of land on which he intended to build a house. The next bit of the conversation led to the news that there was an additional field of an acre available and I should consider buying that too. From then on things moved fast. We made the journey out, and having looked at the land decided we would buy it. The purchase was helped by finding a pair of Rollers nesting by the roadside just downhill from the site and Red-rumped Swallows collecting mud in nearby puddles.
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