Scottish Gamekeepers claim “widespread concern” among supporters of sporting shooting in Scotland Plans by Royal Mail to ban the posting of guns and component parts from its services would lead to rural businesses closing, gamekeepers have claimed.
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We are aware that a number of e-mails have been sent by our readers to the European Environmental Commission concerning the lack of protection for Britain’s birds of prey, in particular upon moorland used to shoot Red Grouse. A reply to those e-mails was subsequently received by a number of individuals from Monica WESTERÉN the [...]
Readers may recall the story published by the respected journalist George Monbiot which he posted on his own blog in response to an article in the Observer written by Magnus Linklater ( a serious critic of raptors) which severely criticised the RSPB’s bird of prey campaign; here is a link to the story featured by Raptor [...]
We have been informed that a game keeper working for the Lingholm estate north of Keswick is about to be prosecuted for allegedly killing Buzzards on this estate. What is more important it appears the estate is currently for sale, or may already have been sold. Because Lingholm is situated in a very scenic area [...]
Radioplayer is a partnership between the BBC and UK Commercial Radio. Together they have developed a player that gives audiences a simple and consistent online listening experience. Radioplayer allows you to discover and listen to live and on demand radio from Ofcom licensed UK radio stations.
The Radioplayer console will pop up to play audio [...]
We have enclosed a copy of an e-mail reply sent by Monica WESTERÉN, Press Officer for Environment European Commissioner in response to concerns sent by a number of our followers voicing their criticism of the English Parliament for not doing enough to stop the persecution of birds of prey on the uplands of England. We would like to [...]
If you follow the attached link we will take you to some of the most stunning wildlife images taken from ’2020 Vision’, a new book that collects images taken by 20 top nature and wildlife photographers across 20 key British ecosystems (land, sea and air) over 20 months. Just fantastic images which we know you [...]
With two sets of chicks, the future for barn owls at the RSPB’s Hope Farm is looking bright this year.
Image: Grahame Madge
The RSPB’s Hope Farm in Cambridgeshire is this year celebrating a bumper harvest of a different kind: barn owls. Barn owls first nested on the RSPB’s [...]
Spain’s Extremadura region has up to now been free of wind farms, but his could all change in 2013. The chosen site of a wind farm project couldn’t be worse, being located smack in the middle of Monfragüe’s Important Bird Area (IBA). Making matters much worst it is proposed to locate the project only 5 km from the [...]