This appeared on the website of the former newspaper The Independent yesterday evening.
Well done Guy Shorrock for some excellent quotes which I hope will be carried forward into the RSPB statement on Monday.
The GWCT now take over from the Moorland Association in having given the most fatuous quote of the year on raptor persecution. Are there any other strong contenders? What should be the prize? Maybe they ought to stick to talking tadpoles?
And NE say they will get back to me.
Isn’t the Hen Harrier a brilliant bird? Who’d want to kill one? No-one except those who want to shoot grouse.
It’s time that we banned driven grouse shooting – and you can help – please sign this e-petition.