Wild bird crime

What is wild bird crime?

Below are some of the most common types of wild bird crime reported to the RSPB Investigations team, plus a link to our latest Birdcrime report.

Birdcrime 2017

The RSPB's Birdcrime report summarises offences against wild bird legislation which are reported to the RSPB each year. It is the only centralised source of incident data for UK wild bird crime. 

The Raptor Persecution Map Hub

This is the most complete, centralised set of known confirmed raptor persecution incidents in the UK. Use it to quickly and easily see where crimes have taken place and find out more about them.

Although best viewed on desktop, but If you're on a mobile or tablet device you can view the map here.

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