Composer goes on trial for shooting 32 crowsmain
The trial begins next week in Linz of an Austrian composer who is accused of shooting 32 crows and magpies from his balcony over a period of five years.
The man’s name has not been disclosed. He is 61 years old and is alleged to have an obsession with birds. The maximum penalty is two years in jail.
Anyone remember the incident in Liverpool when a German conductor had some birds shot because they were disturbing his concert?