Police investigate buzzard death

Daily Echo: Police investigate death of protected bird Police investigate death of protected bird

POLICE are investigating after a buzzard was found dead on the Isle of Wight.

The body of the bird, which is believed to have been shot, was discovered in a water meadow in the area of Lower Road, Adgestone, near Sandown.

The buzzard is fully protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, which makes it an offence to kill, injure or take a buzzard, or to take, damage or destroy an active nest or its contents.

Anyone with information about the incident on Friday, March 30 should contact wildlife crime officer PC Nick Massey at Ryde police station on 101 or the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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9:50pm Wed 11 Apr 12

BillyTheKid says...

Southy ? Freefinker ? Where are you ? Tell us stuff about buzzards...........l
ike you did about..........sparr
ows.
Southy ? Freefinker ? Where are you ? Tell us stuff about buzzards...........l ike you did about..........sparr ows. BillyTheKid
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10:45pm Wed 11 Apr 12

Huffter says...

In my experience, most birds on the Isle Of Wight should be shot rather than stuffed.
In my experience, most birds on the Isle Of Wight should be shot rather than stuffed. Huffter
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1:25pm Thu 12 Apr 12

BillyTheKid says...

Huffter wrote:
In my experience, most birds on the Isle Of Wight should be shot rather than stuffed.
I'd be interested to hear what southy thinks about that. Southy ? What ? Still arguing about.....sparrows ? OK.....when you're ready, then.
[quote][p][bold]Huffter[/bold] wrote: In my experience, most birds on the Isle Of Wight should be shot rather than stuffed.[/p][/quote]I'd be interested to hear what southy thinks about that. Southy ? What ? Still arguing about.....sparrows ? OK.....when you're ready, then. BillyTheKid
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