Gov’t admits team lacked common sense in tree pruning which killed baby egrets

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has admitted that its team “failed to exercise common sense and awareness of wild animal protection” after egrets were killed during tree pruning in Tai Po this June. The department’s tree team insisted on pruning trees at the protected Tai Po Egretry – the second-largest in Hong Kong – despite objections from passers-by who […]