Bird of prey persecution remains at ‘high level’ as case were golden eagle was poisoned in Scotland highlighted
Summary by Ground NewsThere were 108 confirmed incidents of bird of prey persecution in the UK in 2021. A total of 91 birds of prey were affected, including 50 buzzards, 16 red kites, seven peregrines and three goshawks. Wildlife charity wants England to follow Scotland's lead and bring in licensing for driven grouse shoots.
Published 3 months ago · London, United Kingdom
Dozens of birds of prey 'illegally shot, poisoned or trapped' in UK last year, RSPB report reveals
Dorset and Norfolk are the two worst counties for crimes related to birds of prey, according to a report by the RSPB. One case involved a rare white-tailed eagle, a species which had been brought back from extinction.
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