Forest of Bowland – The RSPB’s “raptor team” being protected by a Schedule 1 licensed monopoly.

There have been big changes in the Forest of Bowland in recent years; the major upset is the continued demise of the hen harrier despite hundreds of thousands of tax payer’s money being spent to conserve this single iconic specie. Last year successful breeding pairs were reduced to just 4 in the whole of England.

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Bowland Eagle Owls reported safe, but are there two pairs this season?

Contrary to previous comments posted on the Raptor Politics web site earlier this month it seems the pair of eagle owls nesting in the Whitendale valley are safe and doing very well. It now appears despite rumours and misleading information indicating the pair had been displaced by the activities of a shooting syndicate around Christmas, […]