New report dated 2011shows poison is leading cause of unnatural death of birds of prey in Ireland

The first national report on birds of prey persecution and poisoning in Ireland has been published. A total of 33 incidents were recorded in 2011. 24 of them were fatal. http://www.npws.ie/publications/archive/2011%20Bird%20of%20Prey%20Poison%20and%20Persecution%20Report-July2013.pdf

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Clowns brought in to help promote hen harrier’s survival.

 

Blog Post: Hen Harrier Carnival – Press Release

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

The RSPB has teamed up with a North East circus troupe to create a new spectacular outdoor performance inspired by England’s most threatened breeding bird of prey, the hen harrier. Developed by Newcastle-based Circus Central, the Hen Harrier Circus Show uses aerial […]