Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 28, 2020

‘Surge’ in illegal bird of prey killings since lockdown

The BBC reports

The wildlife charity the RSPB says it has been “overrun” by reports of birds of prey being illegally killed since the lockdown started six weeks ago.

Species of raptors (birds of prey) that had been targeted include hen harriers, peregrine falcons, red kites, goshawks, buzzards and a barn owl.

The wildlife charity described the crimes as “orchestrated”.

Read more at  ‘Surge’ in illegal bird of prey killings since lockdown – BBC News


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