Scottish Raptor Monitoring Coordinator- Job Vacancy

Organisation: British Trust for Ornithology Salary: £21,452 – £23,835 pa + pension Reference: EJ/14-7 Location: Stirling Hours: Full Time Position type: Paid Contract: Fixed Term Contract Closing date: Tue 18 March 14 Website: www.bto.org Contact name: Rebecca Cranston Contact telephone: 01786 466560 Contact email: scot.info@bto.org

SCOTTISH RAPTOR MONITORING COORDINATOR

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Countryside dinosaurs are not yet dead in Scotland by Cameron McNeish

WE don’t have many good environmental columnists in Scotland but I would suggest Rob Edwards of The Sunday Herald is probably the best claims Cameron McNeish.

Sea eagle off the coast of Skye

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‘Recognise, record, report’ — new group aims to bring more wildlife criminals before the courts

Mr Stewart Mr Stewart is backing the scheme that asks birdwatchers to watch for and report wildlife crime, such as raptor persecution or egg stealing. A former Tayside wildlife crime officer is backing an initiative that aims to bring more wildlife criminals before the courts. Alan Stewart, who is now working as an intelligence […]

Overwhelming public support for wild land map of Scotland

The John Muir Trust recently hailed the result of a Scottish Natural Heritage public consultation on its core wild land map as a resounding endorsement of the proposal to step up wild land protection.According to the Trust’s analysis of the 410 responses received:•

 

80 per cent back the wild land map 14 per […]

Killing native birds mars landscape claims Duncan Orr-Ewing

Scotland needs to develop a sustainable future in the way our wildlife and landscapes are managed, says Duncan Orr-Ewing head of Species and Land Management at RSPB Scotland.

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Trends in territory occupancy, distribution and density of Bearded Vultures in southern Africa.

Trends in territory occupancy, distribution and density of the Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus meridionalis in southern Africa, SONJA C. KRÜGER , DAVID G. ALLAN , ANDREW R. JENKINS and ARJUN AMA Summary

Territory occupancy, distribution and density of the isolated Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus meridionalis population in the Maloti-Drakensberg mountains of southern Africa were […]