Breaking news from @RSPBBirders….
(Former) Stody Estate gamekeeper, Allen Lambert, has today been found guilty of poisoning 10 buzzards and a sparrowhawk, and of having a poisoner’s kit.
Sentencing due in November.
Well done indeed to the RSPB Investigations Team, Norfolk Constabulary and the CPS.
RSPB press release, including link to a video of the crime scene and details of other charges to which Lambert had pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing, here.
We’ll be blogging some more about this case shortly…[UPDATE: see here]
Meanwhile, here’s a question. Was/is convicted mass poisoner Allen Lambert a member of the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation? Let’s ask them. Emails to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are nine of the buzzards he poisoned: