Sporting estate ‘yellow cards’ for bird poisoning

Shooting rights on Scotland’s sporting estates will be suspended if persistent evidence of illegal bird poisoning is discovered on them, under radical proposals being voted on by MSPs. An amendment is being tabled to legislation being considered by Holyrood that will allow ministers to issue a ‘yellow card’ to those estates where there is a […]

Raptor Persecution Finally Put to Flight?

[singlepic id=212w=314 h=235 float=left]The last couple of weeks has seen a plethora of information, exposure, accusations and denials associated with the now well aired subject of raptor persecution. It has to be said that Scottish Government initiatives are leading the way in many respects contrasted against its southern counterpart.