By Philip Case

Farmers Weekly

Farmers, landowners and gamekeepers could face tougher penalties for killing wild birds after an RSPB report found nearly 200 birds were illegally killed in just one year. The charity published its Birdcrime 2015 report on Friday (3 February) which showed 196 birds of prey were illegally shot, poisoned or trapped in the countryside in 2015 – up from 187 in 2014 and 178 in 2013. The shootings included 16 buzzards, 11 peregrines, three red kites, one red-footed falcon and one […]

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