Police investigate after dead sparrowhawk found in East Yorkshire

Police are appealing for information after a sparrowhawk was found shot dead near Keyingham.

The dead sparrowhawk

It is suspected to have been killed on or around October 16 near the quarry and Boyes Lane in Keyingham.

A Humberside Police spokesman said: "We treat the persecution of birds of prey as a wildlife crime and will fully investigate all such incidents."

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Call 101.