Is the shooting fraternity losing the plot?

Reading through a variety of reported incidents on raptor persecution, and meeting up a couple of nights ago with two friends who made a critical contribution to Hen Harrier protection in the 1980’s and 1990’s, has caused me to reflect further on the situation we currently find ourselves in as far as raptors are […]

Speyside Osprey rung in 2009 by Roy Dennis arrives back in Scotland

Rothiemurchus is the name that Roy Dennis gave to one of three Osprey chicks he rang on Speyside in Augest 2009. Rothiemurchus was the oldest chick of a brood consisting of three males at nest A18 on Rothiemurchus Estate, near Aviemore in Scotland. Roy explains that he had a hazardous first autumn migration and was […]