Broadcaster and familiar Isle of Wight face Chris Packham says he walked out to find dead birds hung at his gate this morning (Thursday).

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The naturalist and Springwatch host took to Twitter to share this picture:

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.