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  • Writer's pictureLisa Marley

EP1 - Red Sky on the Black Isle

Updated: May 21, 2021

In the first episode of Crimes Against Nature, host Lisa Marley talks to Andrea Goddard about the Ross-shire red kite massacre, one of the largest mass poisonings of birds of prey in the UK.


General resources

Raptor Persecution Scotland blog

RSPB Birdcrime 2019 reportMark Avery's blog Birders Against Wildlife Crime on twitter Other sources

Lots of source materials are used to research each episode, but if you would like to find out more about this topic please find a selection of materials below. These are not intended to be a thorough or balanced collection, only materials I would personally recommend and found noteworthy during my research.

Mark Avery blog - Guest blog by Charlie Moores

RSPB - red kite population trends

RSPB - Raptor Persecution map hub

RSPB - Why vicarious liability is failing to have an impact in Scotland

Article - 'Illegal pesticide amnesty scheme launched in wildlife crime crackdown', Ross-shire Journal

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