Is Victoria Not an Enlightened Smart State?
Correct, these are not game ducks. Sadly it often makes no difference. Picture Purple Swamphen with chick, courtesy Eleanor Dilley. Waterbirds like these are too frequently illegally shot in duck shooting. This season a purple swamphen was found in the reeds badly suffering with two broken legs, days after being shot 1990 Recreational Duck shooting outlawed in West Australia “There is widespread opposition throughout the community to the cruelty and environmental damage cause