Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 19, 2018

Largest Raptor Poaching In California History

The LA Times reports

A Northern California man shot more than 130 hawks and other legally protected birds of prey on his land, leaving the carcasses to pile up at the foot of trees and telephone poles, wildlife officials said Wednesday.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife managers believe the discovery near the rural town of Standish in Lassen County, on the border with Nevada, marks the largest poaching case involving raptors on record for the state,

Read full story at Wildlife officers uncover ‘largest raptor poaching case in known California history’


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