Buzzard found shot near Easingwold in North Yorkshire. No proven link between raptors illegally killed and the shooting industry!

Hot on the heals of a red kite reported shot last October in Yorkshire (read the story here), the North Yorkshire Constabulary are now reporting the discovery of a second bird of prey, a buzzard, also found shot in the county earlier this month.

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RSPB conservation chief to make landmark speech to gamekeepers

The conservation chief at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Martin Harper is to make the keynote address to the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation Annual General Meeting this spring. Martin Harper, the RSPB’s Conservation Director will give gamekeepers a unique opportunity to hear at first-hand how the RSPB views their profession when he takes […]