Scotland reports fall in raptor poisoning but other wildlife crimes may be increasing.


RSPB Scotland has welcomed the publication of the Scottish Government report Wildlife Crime in Scotland and is calling for a Parliamentary debate to discuss the issue. The annual report provides information to assist the Scottish Parliament in monitoring progress of wildlife crime enforcement and reduction measures. The results […]

After a reintroduction of the Red Kite into Scotland a decade ago,the population is now expanding.

From one appalling Red Kite story in Northern Ireland to a successful one in Scotland.

October 2013. Two of Scotland’s most successful wildlife viewing projects are set to celebrate their tenth anniversaries this October.


More Red Kites in Northern Ireland are being poisoned

Wildlife Scientists in Ireland claim criminals who poison Red Kites are getting away Scott- free as it is taking months to diagnose cases of illegal poisoning. Four red kites have been found dead this year – amounting to 30% of the breeding population in Northern Ireland.