3 red kites poisoned nr Laurieston, Dumfries & Galloway

Another poisoned red kite

Three poisoned red kites were found near Laurieston, Dumfries & Galloway in April 2003. A post mortem revealed they had died from Carbofuran poisoning. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/2985915.stm

Later the same month, in the same area, two sparrowhawks were poisoned from Carbofuran that had been laid on pigeon baits.

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