English ‘toff’ poachers kill birds of prey


This video from Britain says about itself:

Raptor Persecution in the Peak District National Park

30 April 2018

The RSPB‘s Mark Thomas talks about a new paper, published in British Birds, which reveals a clear link between areas of the Peak District managed for driven grouse shooting and the illegal killing of birds of prey.

This video from Britain says about itself:

Chris Packham responds to the new paper, “Raptor persecution in the Peak District National Park”

30 April 2018

A significant new paper reveals a clear link between land burnt for driven grouse shooting and raptor persecution in the Peak District National Park. It also shows that goshawks and peregrines are declining in those areas where driven grouse shooting occurs.

In this response, Chris Packham calls for change. “We should all have the pleasure of being able to enjoy the natural treasures that we can find in our national parks.

“This isn’t acceptable – this needs to change quickly.” Read the blog here.

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