bird crime

Another Common Buzzard shot. BirdLife Austria hopes for further reports from the population

No end to the illegal persecution of raptors in Lower Austria. As recently as February, 15 dead animals had been found near Großinzersdorf, including one poisoned White-tailed Eagle, four Red Kites, and seven Common Buzzards. Shortly afterwards, a dead Common Buzzard with its talons removed was found near Haringsee, and now the bird conservation organisation BirdLife Austria received a report of a dead Common Buzzard near Ottenthal in the district of Mistelbach: shot, as the pathological findings showed