More Grim News from Ireland – Sparrowhawk shot, found hanging from gate post.

AN APPEAL HAS been issued after a Sparrowhawk was illegally shot in the Rathkenny area of Co Meath, close to Navan in the Republic of Ireland

The sparrowhawk, which is protected under the 1976 Wildlife Act, was found dead hanging from a gatepost at the entrance to a field.