Well known shooter and ex- shooting magazine editor James Marchington has countered claims that there is a widespread Buzzard problem on Twitter this morning.
Breaking ranks with the 76% of gamekeepers
who when surveyed stated that Buzzards were a problem (without any
coercion or pressure from their employers apparently) James tweeted
"this is about 'rogue' Individuals attacking specific pens".
the question then why £375,000 of (bad) research has been commissioned
that still won't establish whether a widespread issue exists at all and
quite clearly highlights that gamekeepers and shooting interests are in
disarray attempting to defend a problem that simply doesn't exist on a