Deborah Pain, John Swift, Rhys Green and Ruth Cromie / April 2020 – vol. 113, issue 4, pp 232 The ingestion of lead from ammunition poisons and kills large numbers of birds in the UK every year and puts at risk the health of frequent consumers of wild game shot using lead ammunition, especially children and pregnant women. Alternative, non-toxic ammunition has long been available and in the February 2020 issue of BB, we provided an update on this subject (Pain et al. 2020). The positive di... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.