Fall in poison cases but birds still at risk
The number of cases of illegal poisoning targeting birds of prey fell last year, according to a new report.
Seven incidents of deliberate poisoning were recorded, down from 17 in the previous year, wildlife conservation charity RSPB Scotland said.
A golden eagle, two buzzards, two cats and a raven died after eating bait laced with highly toxic and banned pesticides.
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