Police in East Lothian are investigating the shooting of an owl near Gifford.
The bird appears to have been shot sometime on the night of 18th of December, and was discovered near the B6355 road, south of Gifford, after a report of damage to a telephone line. The birds remains have since been positively identified as that of a Tawny Owl.
Police are asking for anyone with any information about this, or any other wildlife crime, to contact them on 101 or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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