English gamekeeper murders short-eared owls


This 28 August 2018 video from England says about itself:

Gamekeeper shoots, then buries two short-eared owls in Whernside, Yorkshire Dales National Park

On the 19th April 2017 RSPB officers witnessed Timothy David Cowin shoot two protected short-eared owls in the Langshaw Moss area of the Whernside shoot. The disposal of the bodies on the moor was filmed, officers from North Yorkshire and Cumbria Police met RSPB at the location and intercepted Cowin. The bodies were recovered along with a Foxpro [hunting gear] calling device. On 28th August 2018 Cowin plead guilty to shooting the owls and possessing the Foxpro. He was fined a total of £1000 and ordered to pay £170 costs.

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