At least 20 birds of prey nests destroyed in Friesland

Vandals have destroyed the nests of at least 20 birds of prey in Friesland so far this spring, Nos television reports.

Most of the birds affected are buzzards and goshawks, both of which are protected species in the Netherlands.
In some cases the nests have been fired on by buckshot but in several cases the actual trees were cut down.

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