Contains distressing content.
29 May 2020

Birds of prey become victims of crime

Chief Correspondent

They’re some of the most magnificent birds seen in British skies but birds of prey, like the hen harrier, are increasingly the victims of crime – shot and poisoned in some cases to the brink of extinction.

But residents in one village have had enough, as the grouse shooting industry finds itself under pressure to stamp out illegal killings.

And a warning there are distressing images of dead animals throughout this report.