Bleasdale video footage finally released

Peregrine persecution on a grouse moor: Bleasdale video footage finally releasedBy RaptorPersecutionUK 65 Comments Categories: 2016 persecution incidents, News and Persecution Incidents in England Tags: peregrine, shooting, spring trap, trap In April this year, a high profile prosecution case for alleged raptor persecution collapsed after covertly-filmed video evidence was deemed inadmissible.The prosecution was being brought against a gamekeeper from the Bleasdale Estate in Bowland, who had been charged with a string of wildlife offences including the alleged killing of two peregrines in April 2016.We had followed this case since September 2017, attended each court hearing, and blogged in detail after the case collapsed on a series of technicalities earlier this year (e.g. see here, here, here, here).The d...