Stand up for England’s wildlife instead of capitulating to the lords of the land and their business interests says George Monbiot in the Guardian newspaper. Under Cameron, Natural England has been reduced from a semi-independent voice, sporadically defending wildlife and habitats, to a gopher for the landed classes. The Hampton Principle appears to have been [...]
It is early spring in 2012 and I am watching an iconic lone male Golden Eagle performing spectacular sky diving displays in the valley of Riggingdale in the stunning remote location of Haweswater. The huge raptor can be seen patrolling his resident territory along with Red Deer grazing the hillsides and the first Meadow [...]
A NEW STUDY SHOWS EAGLES ONCE SPREAD THEIR WINGS OVER ENGLAND TOO Eagles would once have soared widely across English skies, but they disappeared at the hands of man: that’s a key finding from a new study looking at the historic distribution of Britain and Ireland’s two largest birds of prey.
The new [...]