50 Buzzards found dead in Southern Germany, 31 poisoned.

Southern Germany: About 50 Buzzards (Buteo buteo) found dead in January 2011

About 50 Buzzards, most of them winter visitors from Northern and Eastern Europe, were found dead in the region between Iffezheim and Rauenberg in the state of Baden-Württemberg in January.

At least 33 raptors had been poisoned with the pesticide Carbofuran and […]

Wildlife and Environmental Crime Prosecutors Appointed in Scotland

MEDIA STATEMENT

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Thursday 24th February 2011

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The RSPB welcomes specialist team of wildlife and environmental crime prosecutors

The appointment of a dedicated, full-time team of wildlife and environmental crime prosecutors has been warmly welcomed in Scotland by conservation campiage groups.

Solicitor General Frank Mulholland has announced that a […]