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Shooting reported in Buckie of herring gull

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Shooting reported in Buckie of herring gull

Date of alert:

Wednesday, 24 May 2023

Crime Ref:

Force:

Police Scotland

The shooting of a herring gull is being investigated by police in Buckie.

Police Scotland has appealed for information following a report of a gull being killed around 6pm on Wednesday, May 3 in the Letterfourie Gardens area.

Wildlife Crime and Environmental Officer, Constable Corbett said: “All birds including gulls are protected by law under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and cannot be killed unless a licence has been issued by Nature Scot.

“Enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward."

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Shooting reported in Buckie of herring gull
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