Beavers’ now being considered for return to Welsh rivers

Beavers could return to Welsh waters later this year centuries after they disappeared.

The River Rheidol river in Ceredigion has previously been identified as the preferred location to reintroduce the beaver into Welsh rivers. Natural Resources Wales has said work is continuing to assess the results of pilot projects elsewhere in the UK.

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Satellite tagged Hen Harrier shot to death in Co Kerry Ireland

One of Ireland’s rarest birds of prey, a hen harrier, has been shot dead in Co Kerry.

The hen harrier was discovered on isolated ground earlier this month and tests confirmed that she had been shot.

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