Another Buzzard shot to death in North Yorkshire

Leyburn police North Yorkshire are appealing for information after someone shot a buzzard near the town. The Buzzard’s body was found near Soar Spring Wood, between Wathgill Road and Reeth Road, on Sunday 20 April 2014. An examination of the remains showed that the buzzard had been blasted with a shotgun.

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The first pair of Red Kites to breed in Nairnshire since the 19th century

A pair of red kites have established a nest near Cawdor Castle,in Nairnshire, with full support from the Countess of Cawdor.

It comes as good news for wildlife lovers as the investigation continues into the poisoning of red kites and buzzards around the Black Isle. The tally of dead birds of prey has increased to […]

The Scottish Government Press Release – Hunting wildlife criminals

Scotland leads the way with wildlife crime forensics.

The net is tightening on criminals carrying out abhorrent acts of wildlife crime with the help of CSI style techniques.

Environment and Climate Change Minister Paul Wheelhouse, and chair of PAW Scotland, unveiled a guide today, which has been produced by the Forensic Working Group (FWG), at […]