Second Hen Harrier reported shot – this time in Ireland.

Hot on the heals of the Hen Harrier we reported shot in Aberdeenshire, the Kerry Birding blog is now reporting the shooting of a second Harrier which a spokesperson is saying had been shot at a winter roost. At this time there are no additional details concerning this case. We do not know if the […]

Protected birds of prey still being trapped and poisoned illegally throughout Scotland, charity claims.

Some of the country’s rarest birds of prey are continuing to be poisoned, trapped and killed illegally, according to an animal welfare charity.

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Hen Harrier found shot to death on the Fettercairn estate in Aberdeenshire.

Grampian police are appealing for witnesses following the “deplorable” shooting of yet another hen harrier found dead dead last month in Aberdeenshire.