Two Buzzards found poisoned in Sidmouth

Police are investigating the suspected use of poison in Sidmouth that left two birds of prey dead – and could put young lives at risk. The buzzards were found in a water trough near a public footpath.


Police in Staffordshire investigating theft of peregrine chicks.

THIEVES are suspected of stealing four peregrine falcon chicks from their nest at a beauty spot in the second week of June. Police and wildlife experts are investigating the disappearance of the young birds of prey from a nesting site at the Roaches, in the Staffordshire Moorlands. […]

Police in Scotland are investigating the discovery of poisoned baits on a sporting estate in South Lanarkshire.

The Leadhills Estate has been the focus of a series of recent investigations by wildlife crime officers, all associated with wildlife crimes against raptors.