Wedge-tailed Eagles

Murray James Silvester was today sentenced to 14 days jail and fined $2.500
in the Sale Magistrates Court

when he pleaded guilty to killing 420 Wedge-tailed Eagles and other
protected birds on a Tubbut property

and surrounding properties.

It is understood to be the first custodial sentence for the destruction of
protected wildlife handed out in Victoria.

Barney Enders

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