US scientists track what’s killing golden eagles

More than four decades ago the golden eagle was awarded the same protections under US law as the country’s national bird, the bald eagle. Even disturbing their nests is a criminal offence.

The raptor is not considered to be under threat but scientists are worried about a recent increase in the number of golden […]

Linfairn Windfarm Application, Straiton, South Ayrshire, Scotland.

Hello to Raptor Politics.

I am contacting you on behalf of the Save Straiton for Scotland campaign. I believe that Whirly Marshall emailed Raptor Politics earlier this year and I write to give you an up-date, which I hope will be of interest to you and all of your followers. The first of the five […]

Wildlife Crime – Westminster Debate 10 October 2013

Westminster Hall-Debate

Thursday 10 October 2013

Mr Joe Benton in the Chair

Subject- Wildlife Crime

Because the original Westminster debate document is a very lengthy read, and as expected talks about additional subjects other than birds of prey, we have included below only those portions of the discussions […]