The Glaslyn ospreys come back to breed for the ninth year.

A breeding pair of Ospreys which nest in the Glaslyn estuary near Porthmadog Wales, have returned for the ninth year.The male arrived on Sunday morning and the female a day later. Other ospreys have also been spotted in the area, but Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Cymru officials said it was too […]

Nesting pair of peregrines sick of persecution relocate to Wrexham Police station

For the fourth year running Royal Society for the Protection of Bird (RSPB Cymru) staff and volunteers will monitor the nest established on the Wrexham police station allowing visitors a close-up view of the birds. Last year the pair laid five eggs, three of which hatched and fledged.

The peregrine is the largest British breeding […]

Welsh “Trio” deny disturbing barn owl’s nest in North Wales

Raptor Politics has just learned that three men appeared in court at the end of March charged with disturbing young owls and their nest as well as damaging it. Robert Tomos Edwards, 39, of Rhydymain, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Christopher John Osborne, 41, of Glan y Mor, Fairbourne, Gwynedd and David Alan Titley, 40, of Marina Drive, […]

ANYONE for a spot of Hen Harrier searching asks the RSPB?

Looking for something exciting and different to do over the next few months? Why not come and help us look out for hen harriers on the United Utilities estate here in Bowland asks the RSPB?

With hen harrier numbers reduced to all time low throughout England’s uplands, most likely by winter persecution, the RSPB are […]

Police on the Isle of Wight launch investigation into Buzzard found shot.

A BUZZARD has been shot dead on the Isle of Wight, prompting a police investigation. In a statement issued (Tuesday 10 April) police appealed for witnesses following the discovery of the bird in a water meadow in the area of Lower Road, Adgestone near Sandown on Friday, March 30, 2012.

A police spokesman said the […]