Police investigate missing peregrine eggs in Dumfries & Galloway

Police have launched an investigation after a clutch of peregrine eggs have been reported stolen from a monitored nest site near Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway.

PC Plod will have his work cut out catching the culprits, as there are so many to choose from – in the past, peregrines have been targeted by egg collectors, falconers, pigeon fanciers and gamekeepers.

Full story: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/south_of_scotland/8691393.stm

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