Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

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Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by Paphos Life » Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:54 pm

Over 17,000 hunters are expected to head out on Sunday to mark the first day of the new hunting season, the game service announced on Friday.The service asked hunters to behave appropriately, show respect to fellow hunters and to the property of others....

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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by Kili01 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:41 pm

I feel very sorry for the poor birds. Why it should be a valid reason to shoot migratory birds puzzles me. Also the behavior of some individual hunters is enough to give them all a bad name. I wish that some enterprising person would set up clay pigeon shooting sites...in Cyprus.

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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by WHL » Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:47 pm

:shock: :shock:
Kili01 wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:41 pm
I feel very sorry for the poor birds. Why it should be a valid reason to shoot migratory birds puzzles me. Also the behavior of some individual hunters is enough to give them all a bad name. I wish that some enterprising person would set up clay pigeon shooting sites...in Cyprus.

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Clay pigeons, are a bit chewy, :shock:

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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by Dominic » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:26 am

Clay pigeons are used in Cyprus. By the Evretou Reservoir there is a water tank, on top of a big hill. If you go up there you will first of all get some stonking views of the surrounding area. Secondly, you will see lots of clay pigeons that have been shot at.
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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by Cactuslil » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:33 am

It should be banned altogether. It would also help solve the problem of abandoned dogs. I wonder how many hunters will get shot this year.

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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by cyprusmax47 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:48 am

Dominic wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:26 am
Clay pigeons are used in Cyprus. By the Evretou Reservoir there is a water tank, on top of a big hill. If you go up there you will first of all get some stonking views of the surrounding area. Secondly, you will see lots of clay pigeons that have been shot at.
Yeah, it is the "Paphos Shooting Range" with a well established club and very busy at the weekends as I can hear them if the wind comes from that direction. But this noise is nothing if I compare it with the "war" noise as soon as the hunter's season starts...

here a screen shot from their website
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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by cyprusmax47 » Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:56 am

Not one shot this morning near Minthis Golf, strange....

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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by trevnhil » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:20 am

Very, very quiet here. But we have heard plenty in the distance..
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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by Uncle D » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:21 am

Plenty of shooting around here, but I bet, I hope this wind effects where the shot ends up

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Re: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

Post by mike strand2 » Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:53 am

I heard a few 'pops' this morning around 8am in Kissonerga

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