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Alert message sent 27/03/2020 15:10:00

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Police in the Highlands are appealing for information following the death of a bird of prey found in the Dulsie area near Nairn.
The carcass of a buzzard was found in woodland in the area on  Sunday, 15 March 
A post mortem of the buzzard has established the bird had been shot and subsequently died of its injuries.
Wildlife Crime officer Constable Daniel Sutherland said: "Positive work is constantly ongoing in the Highlands in relation to raptor persecution so it is sad and disappointing to find another incident like this reported to us
"I am grateful to the member of the public who came across the bird and reporting it. Our enquiries to establish the full circumstances are ongoing.
"Anyone with information is about this incident or may have seen anything suspicious in this area are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 quoting reference NM502/20 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous."

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Daniel Sutherland (Police, Wildlife Crime Liaison Officer, Highlands and Islands)

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