Four Peregrine Chicks are reported Stolen from Quarry nesting site in East Lancashire over the weekend.
Sad and very disappointing news has just reached Raptor Politics this morning that 4 small peregrine chicks at a nest in the Whittle-le-Woods area of East Lancashire were illegally removed from their nest over the weekend. Raptor Politics have [...]
RSPB Press Release
Friday, May 21st 2010
Hunt for the harrier
Public urged to help in fight to save England‘s hen harriers
The public are being asked to help with a nationwide survey of England’s most threatened bird of prey to be carried out this summer.
A special hotline has been set up [...]
I have read this week in the Lancashire Evening Post that two captive laid Stepp Eagle eggs were stolen from aviaries in the Lancashire area last week. Great news, PC Duncan Thomas our on the ball Wildlife Crime Officer is now in hot pursuit in an attempt to track down the egg thieves responsible for this most [...]
Three golden eagles, a Sparrowhawk and Buzzard found dead on the Skibo Estate in East Sutherland.
The corpses of 3 golden eagles, a buzzard and a sparrowhawk have been found dead on the prestigious Skibo Estate, Sutherland in the last week. The bodies have been sent for toxicology analysis at the government laboratory in Edinburgh, on [...]
The harshest winter for 30 years has caused populations of rare black grouse to fall to their lowest recorded level in northern England, according to conservationists. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/7636194/Black-grouse-numbers-plummet-in-cold-winter.html
Please follow the link below to the details of the six dead Buzzards, all found poisoned in Derbyshire.
Submitted by Mike Price