Drones being used by police in Northern Ireland to protect birds like red kites and peregrines
Police take all crimes seriously including shooting, poisoning or trapping of wildlife Police in Northern Ireland have started using drones to protect threatened birds of prey.
The PSNI said on Monday it was availing of the latest technology to help prevent and combat wildlife crime.
“Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA), more commonly known as drones, have been used recently to monitor ‘hot-spot’ areas where crimes against birds of prey are occurring,” police said in a statement.
Source: The Irish Times 22 May 2017
Source: The Irish Times