The Eastern Daily Press offers £1,000 reward to catch egg thief who raided marsh harrier’s nest at Guist, near Fakenham in Norfolk

An egg thief has targeted a marsh harrier’s nest near Fakenham. Picture: RSPB

Police say an unknown number of eggs were taken from the site, on the marsh off Bridge Road, on Sunday, May 10.There are around 380 breeding pairs of marsh harriers in the UK.

Most nest in East Anglia, […]

Collecting without a conscience by Guy Shorrock

On 9 April 2013 at Inverness Sheriff court, Keith Liddell of Holm Dell Drive, Inverness, was sentenced to a 220 hours community service order. During an earlier trial in March there was a dramatic change in direction and he decided to plead guilty to 13 charges relating to the illegal trading in birds’ eggs […]

Serial Egg Collector Appeals against ASBO preventing him from entering Scotland during the breeding season.

[singlepic id=523 w=320 h=240 float=left]Serial egg-collector Matthew Gonshaw is attempting to use the court of appeal to over turn his recent ASBO preventing his from travelling to Scotland where he was able to conduct most of his obsession for collecting rare and endangered birds eggs, including many raptor eggs. This was the first order of […]