Swan shot

a large size of shot used in fowling.

See also: Swan

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A CROSSBOW-wielding thug is being hunted by the RSPCA after a "despicable" assault which saw a swan shot through the neck.
ANIMAL rescue teams battled to save a swan shot in the neck by thugs at a lake in Merseyside.
TRAGIC: Swan shot dead in its nest by yobs; VICTIM This cat lost an eye in shooting; POT SHOT: Thug takes aim
And whether it's a swan shot with a crossbow, kittens dumped in a suitcase, cattle stranded on a flooded bank or a dog left injured and abandoned, officials insisted no animal is too big or too small.
Worryingly the vet said there was another swan shot in Bushypark.
Blackbeard fired a broadside of swan shot, nails and old iron at Maynard's sloop when it approached the pirate's ship Adventure, but the naval attack pressed ahead.
Leamington maintained their winning run with a hard-earned 1-0 result against Olton 3rds, Christina Breaden notching the all-important goal just before half time when she deflected home a Lesley Swan shot.
The RSPCA project follows the death of a swan shot with a crossbow bolt in Liverpool's Stanley park.
A WILDLIFE sanctuary owner is calling for a ban on airguns after finding a young swan shot dead.
UCD pushed for another after the break but, apart from a Swan shot that was directed wide, and a Martyn rocket from the edge of the box after 79 minutes off the post, they failed to make inroads.
VETS say a swan shot in the head with an air rifle is lucky to be alive.