Kittiwake birds being caught in netting on buildings in Newcastle. Photos by Oscar Dewhurst (22 images)

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A staggering 100,000 people have signed a petition demanding the removal of controversial netting which has 'killed dozens of endangered birds'. Bird expert Simon Mitchell set up the online petition after seeing the black-legged kittiwakes becoming trapped in the deadly netting on city centre buildings.

He said the seabirds spend hours trying to escape before dying from 'exhaustion and starvation'. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) added the kittiwake to its...
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