Licences granted to kill multiple Red-listed species
The full list of birds for which killing permits have been issued includes several other scarcely believable species, including Blackbird, Eurasian Bullfinch, European Robin, Great Tit, Northern Lapwing and Red Kite.
Officials from both organisations have said the permits were handed out for air safety, public health and safety and to prevent serious damage to livestock, and it’s likely thousands of birds have so far been killed under the licenses.
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WAV Comment – So suddenly birds are a public health and livestock concern ! – The Brits are not going to take this easy and accept it. We think quite rightly there are going to be serious responses to this action. Can we suggest that ‘Natural England’ change their name to ‘Farmers Friend Natural Killers’ – going against nature !