White tailed eagle poisoned in Dorset

Monday 4th April 2022

White tailed eagle poisoned in Dorset

https://raptorpersecutionuk.org/2022/04/01/another-eagle-suspected-poisoned-on-a-dorset-shooting-estate/The story of the week has been the confirmed poisoning of a white-tailed eagle found dead on a shooting estate in Dorset in January, and Dorset Police’s astonishing decision to close the investigation even though toxicology results had proved that poisoning was the cause of death (see here,  herehere, here and here).

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Jonathan Downes
Cryptozoologist, naturalist, musician, singer, composer, poet, novelist and Director of the Centre for Fortean Zoology since 1992. Jon was born in Portsmouth in 1959 and spent his infancy in Nigeria and his childhood in Hong Kong. His wife Corinna died of cancer in 2020, leaving him with two stepdaughters and a six year old granddaughter called Evelyn.