Crippled ducks and orphaned ducklings are the ugly and unsurprising legacy of South Australia’s duck hunting season, which ends this Sunday.
Native waterbird species about to come under gunfire will feature in a photographic exhibition celebrating the birdlife of South Australia’s wetlands.
RSPCA South Australia is part of a five-member coalition arguing for an end to duck and quail hunting in South Australia on the grounds of animal cruelty.
In the so-called 'sport' of duck shooting, one party has fun and the other dies. Worse yet, 40% of waterbirds are wounded, not killed outright, by shotgun pellets.