Kielder Forest Osprey makes first Test Flight!

At least one of Kielder Water & Forest Park’s three osprey chicks has earned his wings. The remaining chick in the original nest located in the 62,000 hectare (155,000 acre) Border wilderness has taken his first flight watched by visitors and staff at Kielder Castle Visitor Centre on a live video feed […]

The ‘Glorious Twelfth’ but sadly not for many of England’s Birds of Prey

GROUSE shooters gearing up for the shooting season in the Pennines, East Lancashire and in Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland are set for a bumper season. […]

Convicted Derbyshire gamekeeper launches appeal

A Derbyshire gamekeeper who was convicted of several wildlife crimes in June this year has now launched an appeal against his conviction. The basis for the appeal is not known at this time. Raptor Politics has surmised this may have more to do the shooting tenant’s wish to retain the shooting rights granted by the […]