• A thief by any other name


    German: Eierdieb

    Swedish: Äggtjuv

    Finnish : Munavaras

    English: Egg thief

    A conviction earlier today (here) of three egg collectors in Sweden, one of whom was jailed for a year, has highlighted yet again that it is not just the UK who has problems with this peculiar type of criminal.  When I started at the RSPB back in 1992, I came into contact for the first time with the strange world of egg collectors. At that…

    • 31 Jan 2014