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Killing birds of prey 'is bizarre'

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Landowners are calling on the Scottish government to allow them to kill some birds of prey, in a bid to protect valuable stocks of grouse and other game birds.

Environment correspondent David Miller reports on why bird protection services have slammed the demand as "bizarre", and the illegal killing of birds of prey as "a national disgrace".


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