Essex Police are investigating the shooting of a buzzard on 4th September 2020 at Davy Down Riverside Park, South Ockendon.
[Buzzard. Photo by Ruth Tingay]
PC Jed Raven from Essex Police’s Wildlife Crime Unit has confirmed the buzzard was shot, however its condition is unknown and the type of weapon used is yet to be reported.
[UPDATE 7 Sept 2020: Police have confirmed the buzzard died]
Anyone with information please contact PC Jed Raven on 101.
UPDATE 11 Sept 2020: Shot buzzard in Essex: an update (here)