The Peregrine Falcon was poisoned prior to its nest being plundered of its eggs.
Traces of a banned pesticide was found in the Peregrines body that was found next to the empty nest.
Other nesting sites in the area have also been targeted this year.
Any information phone crimestoppers on. 0800 555 111
After two Buzzards were found dead on a Perthshire estate alongside poisoned bait last month officers from the wildlife crime unit the R.S.P.B. and S.G.R.P.I.D. mounted an operation to search the estate after obtaining a warrant on Wednesday 7th April.
A 62 year old man was taken to Tayside divisional H.Q. in Perth for questioning and later released pending further inquiries.
A number of items were removed from the estate for forensic examination the Perthshire estate has not been named.
Scottish national heritage want to round-up 20 – 100 Beavers loose in the wild on the River Tay.
The Beavers have been increasing in numbers over the past ten years there have been no significant numbers of complaints from the general public about the beavers,
£5000 has been made available for the round-up.
100,000 atlantic salmon were recorded caught across scottish salmon rivers in 2010.
Well above the average of 76,000 information and research comes from A.S.F.B.
Association of salmon fishery boards and R.A.F.T.S. Its the biggest recorded since 1952. The scientists believe that this is due to better survival at sea.
A post mortem showed them to have been poisened with the poison strychnine
P.C JAMES RUDDELL the investigating wildlife officer has appealed for any information concerning this wildlife crime.
Phone Motherwell Police Office – 01698 483000. crimestoppers – 0800 555 111
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