Apparently attacks on birds of prey in the North Peak District have led to the Peregrine and Goshawk becoming extinct there according to a report by the RSPB.
One female peregrine was found dead after being shot twice and in total 17 attacks have been recorded in the area.
The RSPB's Dr Mark Avery has called for greater punishment for those who deliberately harm birds. Personally i'd suggest dropping there amongst a bunch of birders for 20 minutes.
On a different note, apparently Jeremy Clarkson has described Hedgehogs as rats with punk hair dos. Well I'd describe Mr Clarkson as a tosser so there you go.