Problems with rodenticides: the threat to Red Kites and other wildlife

A recent review of pesticide poisoning of wildlife in Britain concluded that, 'although there has been some concern about the impact of the more toxic second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides on species such as the Barn Owl, Tyto alba, …where label instructions are followed, the actual risk seems very small' (Johnson 1996). The present article uses information gathered