Norfolk Police appeal for information after discovery of dead kite, believed shot

While I continue to enjoy the antics of my pigeons, doves and blackbirds, this is what some people get up to!

Norfolk Police are appealing for information after the discovery of a dead red kite in the Cockley Cley area of Norfolk on Friday 9th April 2021. An …

Norfolk Police appeal for information after discovery of dead kite, believed shot

To end on a positive note of sorts, my birds are getting tamer. Or perhaps more desperate, as the rain still does not fall. As long as I remain still, they come down to the pond right beside me, albeit ever mindful that I could in an instant turn into a rampant predatory. One of the blackbirds even continued his ablutions after I’d opened the back door, which is always a noisy affair.

About Helen

I have always been interesting in living a more environmentally friendly lifestyle and used to do what I could. Now, I have come to realise that we have reached such a point in terms of environmental degradation that it is more important - perhaps - to focus on building resilience. I therefore do as much as I can to reuse, grow my own and encourage a supportive community, for example. I also keep reading and learning all the time.
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4 Responses to Norfolk Police appeal for information after discovery of dead kite, believed shot

  1. nanacathy2 says:

    I love watching blackbirds bathe, they really seem to enjoy the experience.

  2. It’s so hard to imagine shooting or killing a bird. I hope they solve the case.

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