Surprise, what do we have?! Not a solution but more talks and discussion by which time hen harriers upon England’s uplands could already be extinct. The term, disgusting, does not even begin to quantify this appalling and unacceptable situation.
Last weekend the Bassenthwaite osprey watch reported a very unusual visitors to Bassenthwaite an Osprey called Rothiemurcus, click here for more information and maps. Rothiemurcus was ringed by Roy Dennis in August 2009 near Aviemore and has over wintered in Northern Senegal. He started his migration back to Scotland on the 14th April this year [...]
Stuart Housden ask a very important question on his new blog this week, a question regarding the lenient sentences passed down by far too many courts to those individuals convicted of killing protected raptors. What Stuart has to say is very significant and may have a bearing on why these crimes are increasing despite [...]
The successful breeding of 15 pairs of eagles and 11 chicks has brought tourists to the island, but it has had a negative impact on other species, Mull Community Council was told. Reading about the concerns of some of Mull’s redidents bring to mind the attitudes of the Victorian era. One would have to ask [...]
Sharp-eyed residents on a Scottish island National Nature Reserve (NNR) helped catch one of Britain’s most notorious egg thieves. Police arrested Matthew Gonshaw after receiving a tip-off from islanders on Rum. Most of the island is managed as an NNR by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). Just 35 inhabitants live amid the mountainous reserve of 10,000 [...]
We would like to direct all our followers to Dr Mark Avery’s blog published today and titled as above. Mark is on the ball as ever asking Natural England some very important questions. We await with bated breath to see if Natural England have the balls to responds to Mark’s request in his attempt to [...]
The first documented attempt by white-tailed sea eagles to breed in Ireland for the first time in 100 years has failed. And, in a double blow for the sea eagle reintroduction programme, the remains have been found in Mayo of a young male eagle released in Kerry two years ago. Preliminary toxicology tests of [...]