Broadcaster and familiar Isle of Wight face Chris Packham says he walked out to find dead birds hung at his gate this morning (Thursday).
**WARNING: Article contains graphic images
The naturalist and Springwatch host took to Twitter to share this picture:
This was my gate this morning (it was vandalised) @HantsPolice & lawyers have been informed . So @BASCnews @NFUtweets @CAupdates @FarmersWeekly @Gameandwildlife @NaturalEngland can I ask you to comment on whether you condone this . Serious request – replies expected . Please RT pic.twitter.com/8sVDyn4bSW
— Chris Packham (@ChrisGPackham) April 25, 2019
Petitions set up calling for the sacking of BBC presenter have been signed by tens of thousands of people.
It follows his support towards a campaign against the killing of birds such as crows, woodpigeons and jays – which lead to the Government’s conservation watchdog revoking a license which permitted such activities across the UK.