Jail warning to shooters who kill crows/pigeons under new plans labelled ‘ludicrous’ by countryside groups

Britain’s shooters must try to shoo away some birds before they can be shot for damaging crops, according to new plans from the Government’s wildlife advisers.

Those breaking the rules could face six months in jail or a £5,000 fine Currently farmers only have to be ‘satisfied’ scaring crows wouldn’t work But soon they will […]

Gamekeeper secretly filmed setting an illegal trap to allegedly snare wild birds on sprawling country estate

Caught on camera: Gamekeeper secretly filmed setting an illegal trap to snare wild birds on sprawling country estate

Dressed in camouflage and peering around to watch for onlookers, pictures obtained by the RSPB reveal the moment a gamekeeper was caught in the act setting up illegal traps to snare wild birds on a […]