Lead Exposure and the Effects on Scavenging Birds

There are multiple sources of lead in the environment. However, scientific evidence points to spent lead ammunition as the most frequent cause of lead exposure and poisoning in scavenging birds, including eagles, condors and vultures, in the United States.

Are the police doing enough to protect birds of prey, the evidence seems to suggest otherwise.

This may not come as any surprise to most of our readers. We have known for years that too often the police actually side with the shooting estates and their gamekeepers rather than the birds of prey they are supposed to be helping to protect. At meeting held at Lancashire Police HQ to gain […]