Sparrowhawk starved to death in a crow cage trap.

On 16 December Cheshire gamekeeper Hilton Prest appeared at Manchester Magistrates Court and pleaded guilty to: “Unlawfully using a trap on or before 10/2/21 contrary to Sec 5(1)(b) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act.” Legalistically that all sounds ‘interesting’; but what does it mean in reality? It means that an amateur gamekeeper misused a crow … Continue reading Sparrowhawk starved to death in a crow cage trap.