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Bird of prey persecution remains at ‘high level’ as case were golden eagle was poisoned in Scotland highlighted

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There 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

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