The air is their domain: our feathered friends are a formidable class of animal.
Whether in daily life or through hobby birding, humans have always had a special relationship with avian life. DW offers an compilation of content on the topic of birds.
On today's programme: Catalonian separatists and Spanish justice – French women rally against sexual harassment – Blaming the victim in Italy? – German police lack new recruits – Estonia and e-Residency – High tech drone fights bird poachers in Cyprus - Scottish bagpipes blast their way back into fashion
Every autumn, vast numbers of songbirds migrate from Europe to Africa. Many of them use the island of Cyprus as a place to rest and feed. But many of these birds never leave – instead they’re caught by poachers. Now police on a British military base on the island have launched the latest weapon in the fight against illegal bird trappers – a high-tech drone. Nathan Morley reports.