Operation Owl is a national campaign to increase public awareness of bird of prey persecution and to seek support in tackling it head on.
Full details can be found here:
North Yorkshire is a national hotspot for raptor persecution in the UK, as proven by a Buzzard recently found shot near Pocklington. For full details see the link below.
Having eyes in the field is important in combating this crime. For details on the law concerning wild birds click on the link http://birdersagainst.org/