Buzzard found shot at Hexham, Northumberland

Yet another Buzzard, a female, has been found shot by a member of the public at Blanchland near Hexham in Northumberland. The bird was taken to the Falconry centre at Ladyhill Farm, Simonburn, where it was found to be covered in lead shot from a 12 bore shot gun. The area where the buzzard was […]

Fatal skies for birds in Malta

This time of year the skies above Malta are filled with the sight of migrating birds on their way from Europe to Africa. But thousands of them will never reach Africa, shot instead by hunters on the island.