Scottish Raptor Study Group
Nine groups — which make up the Revive coalition — have come together to write an open letter, seen by The Ferret, about the new Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill which was introduced last month.
Conservationists working to protect rare birds of prey claim they are being abused online and intimidated in the field.
Thousands of sites used by birds of prey will go unmonitored for the first time in almost two decades due to the coronavirus crisis, prompting fears that more birds will be illegally killed.
Foxes have been chased by hounds and shot in public forests after interventions by the rural economy minister, Fergus Ewing, backing shooters.
Fresh concerns about Scottish Government’s failure to tackle wildlife crime after the collapse of legal action against landowner.