Roy Lupton really doesn’t like lead. He’s a falconer whose birds have suffered from lead particles in gralloch and even lead shot in rabbits. He talks to Chris Parish in the USA, who enjoys hunting/shooting sports, and who is also an environmentalist who captures Californian condors and monitors them for lead poisoning. Between them, they show how a lead bullet ban is working for big raptors, including condors. Plus Chris explains how the various lead bans in the USA have affected raptors.
Chris is condor project director for the PeregrineFund.org
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