Sir Ian Botham takes the RSPB to task

Posted on June 3rd, 2015

ian bothamCricket legend Sir Ian Botham has hit out at the RSPB, alleging that the organisation accused him of illegally killing birds of prey.

This comes soon after another former England team captain, ex-footballer Gerry Francis, joined the debate about the RSPB’s protection of raptors while ignoring the plight of pigeon fanciers.

Click on the links below to read the appropriate articles on Sir Ian’s ‘beef’ with the RSPB.

Mail on Sunday article P1
Mail on Sunday article P2
Times article
Telegraph article