Numbers of Raptors confirmed poisoned in Scotland in 2011 down by 50%

The drop in poisoning incidents throughout Scotland comes before new laws making landowners liable for persecution undertaken by their gamekeepers. There were 10 poisoning incidents in 2011 involving 16 dead birds of prey, roughly half the 22 incidents recorded the year before, which involved 28 deaths by poisoning.

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RSPB confirm their complete support for the Vicarious Liability e-petition

If the Vicarious Liability e-petition launched by Mrs Chrissie Harper manages to reach the 100,000 signatures by September this year there should be no doubt in anyone’s mind this achievement will be the result of the continued efforts being made by one person, Mark Avery.

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