Poisoned Montague’s Harriers found dead in nest in western France

My name is Alexandre Villers and I’ve been involved in Montagu’s Harrier research and their conservation in western France (CEBC CNRS research centre) for quite a long time now. Together with Benoit, the friend who took this picture of the poisoned Montague’s Harriers, we went to that nest to trap and ring the adults. After […]

Raptor persecution……..do you still need convincing?

Recently I received my copy of Legal Eagle, the RSPB’s Investigation Team’s Newsletter. It’s not a new concept, indeed this is Issue number 73 and one might be led to consider how many persecution incidents have been reported on over the series!!!

As might be imagined the recent incident on the Black Isle, near Inverness […]