Derbyshire man charged with theft of peregrine falcon eggs from local quarry
Date of alert:
Monday, 11 September 2023
Officers arrested a man after receiving reports that eggs had been removed from a peregrine falcon nest at Bolsover Moor Quarry.
Christopher Wheeldon, of Lime Grove in Darley Dale, has been charged with two rural crime offences: disturbing the nesting site of a wild bird and taking the eggs of a wild bird.
The 34 year old has been released on bail and is due to appear in court on October 16th.