Every report of a shot raptor is shameful, but there’s just something even more senseless about shooting a kestrel.
[Photo by Annette Cutts]
A kestrel has been shot and killed in the Pudsey area of Leeds, West Yorkshire, according to a tweet from West Yorkshire Police’s Leeds Wildlife and Rural Crime Team today.
No further details have been made available yet, i.e. date, specific location or type of weapon etc.
If anyone has any information please contact West Yorkshire Police on 101 and quote the crime reference number #13200496679.