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Yet another satellite-tagged hen harrier ‘disappears’ in suspicious circumstances in the North Pennines

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Yet another satellite-tagged hen harrier ‘disappears’ in suspicious circumstances in the North Pennines

Date of alert:

Monday, 7 November 2022

Crime Ref:

Force:

Durham Constabulary

Durham Constabulary have reported the suspicious disappearance of a young satellite-tagged hen harrier called ‘Sia’

This is the press statement issued yesterday (4th November 2022):

Officers have teamed up with partner agencies to investigate a suspected case of raptor persecution.

Led by Wildlife Officer, PC Dave Williamson, members of the Barnard Castle Neighbourhood Policing Team, RSPB, the National Wildlife Crime Unit and Police Scotland carried out a search in an area close to Hamsterley Forest on Wednesday morning (November 2).

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Yet another satellite-tagged hen harrier ‘disappears’ in suspicious circumstances in the North Pennines
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