Lapwing egg hunt to go ahead

The traditional hunt for lapwings’ eggs will go ahead in Friesland this March although hunters must ask for permission from the provincial council by telephone text message before taking each egg they find, NRC Next reports.

In total, 5,939 eggs can be collected, despite the objections of bird protection groups.
Friesland is the only place in Europe where the eggs can be collected on cultural-historical grounds.

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