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Major Scottish estates condemn raptor killers’ persecution

More than 200 of Scotland’s leading landowners last week wrote a letter condemning the illegal poisoning of birds of prey, calling on those who do so to feel the full weight of the law.

A letter sent to Scotland’s environment minister Roseanna Cunningham has been signed by 218 landowners so far, including the Dukes of Westminster, Buccleuch, Roxburghe and Argyll, as well as the owners of numerous other noted estates. The letters’ signatories included many members of the Scottish Rural Property and Business Association and the Scottish Estates Business Group.

The rest of this article appears in 26th May issue of Shooting Times.

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