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Publications

Our Investigations Section produces a number of publications relating to wild birds and the law.

The most recent online publications can be found by clicking on the links below. For reports from previous years, please visit our document library.

RSPB Parliamentary Briefing on Sparrowhawks and Racing Pigeons

RSPB Parliamentary Briefing on Sparrowhawks and Racing Pigeons

159Kb, PDF

RSPB Scotland's response to the Scottish Government's proposals to licence the translocation of sparrowhawks

Date: 14 April 2008

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Annex to the RSPB Parliamentary Briefing on Sparrowhawks and Racing Pigeons

Annex to the RSPB Parliamentary Briefing on Sparrowhawks and Racing Pigeons

146Kb, PDF

A summary of the research findings on the translocation of sparrowhawks.

Date: 14 April 2008

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Campaigns Update - March 2008

Campaigns Update - March 2008

177Kb, PDF

March 2008 newsletter for RSPB letterwriting campaigners

Date: 20 March 2008

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Legal Eagle 54

Legal Eagle 54

1.1Mb, PDF

The RSPB's investigations newsletter

Date: 25 February 2008

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Map of bird of prey persecution incidents 1995-2006

Map of bird of prey persecution incidents 1995-2006

1.21Mb, PDF

A map showing bird of prey persecution incidents in Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1995-2006.

Date: 22 January 2008

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Campaigns Update - November 2007

Campaigns Update - November 2007

283Kb, PDF

November 2007 newsletter for RSPB letterwriting campaigners

Date: 28 November 2007

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RSPB parliamentary briefing for the Scottish Government on sparrowhawks and racing pigeons

RSPB parliamentary briefing for the Scottish Government on sparrowhawks and racing pigeons

174Kb, PDF

A parliamentary briefing for the Scottish Government, containing the RSPB's response to renewed calls for the killing of sparrowhawks to protect racing pigeon interests.

Date: 25 October 2007

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RSPB Scotland parliamentary briefing on wildlife crime

RSPB Scotland parliamentary briefing on wildlife crime

152Kb, PDF

Although Scotland's wildlife protection laws are some of the best in Europe, it is vital for the future of Scottish wildlife that they are robustly enforced.

Date: 3 October 2007

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Birdcrime 2006

Birdcrime 2006

415Kb, PDF

Birdcrime 2006 report

Date: 11 September 2007

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Legal Eagle 53

Legal Eagle 53

679Kb, PDF

The RSPB's investigations newsletter

Date: 23 August 2007

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Legal Eagle 52

Legal Eagle 52

1.45Mb, PDF

The RSPB's investigations newsletter

Date: 15 August 2007

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Peak Malpractice Update 2007

Peak Malpractice Update 2007

270Kb, PDF

An RSPB report highlighting the worst year on record for suspected cases of bird of prey persecution in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District.

Date: 12 July 2007

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Campaigns Update - July 2007

Campaigns Update - July 2007

173Kb, PDF

July 2007 newsletter for RSPB letterwriting campaigners

Date: 12 July 2007

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Debate on the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Amendment (No. 2) (Scotland) Regulations 2007

Debate on the Conservation (Natural Habitats, &c.) Amendment (No. 2) (Scotland) Regulations 2007

73Kb, PDF

Briefing on how the proposed amendment to the European Habitats Directive will strengthen legislation in Scotland, providing Ministers with the power to call in development proposals which affect European Widlife Sites, such as ship-to-ship oil transfers in the Firth of Forth.

Date: 27 June 2007

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Red grouse and birds of prey

Red grouse and birds of prey

616Kb, PDF

Addressing concerns about the impact of predation of red grouse by birds of prey (raptors).

Date: 27 April 2007

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Birdcrime 2005

Birdcrime 2005

439Kb, PDF

Birdcrime 2005 report

Date: 27 April 2007

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Legal Eagle 51

Legal Eagle 51

449Kb, PDF

The RSPB's investigations newsletter

Date: 3 January 2007

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Legal Eagle 50

Legal Eagle 50

2.63Mb, PDF

The RSPB's investigations newsletter

Date: 8 October 2006

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Persecution 2005

Persecution 2005

1.34Mb, PDF

A review of bird of prey persecution in Scotland in 2005

Date: 4 October 2006

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Legal Eagle 49

Legal Eagle 49

309Kb, PDF

The RSPB's investigations newsletter

Date: 18 July 2006

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To see older issues of our regular newsletters and reports, visit our Document Library.

For more information about the availability and cost of other publications, please use the contact details below.

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