African vulture seen in Switzerland!

A Rueppell’s vulture (Gyps rueppelli has been observed last Saturday in… Switzerland!

One individual from this African vulture species, more commonly associated with African savannahs than with crowded European cities, was seen sitting on a rooftop in Basel, being attacked by a bunch of crows.

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The African “Kestrel express” departed – the spring migration of satellite-tagged Red-footed and Amur Falcons has started

The birds tagged with satellite transmitters transmitters in Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, and Romania spent the winter in Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Zambia. At some points all of the tagged seven birds stayed in a 200-kilometre-diameter circle in Botswana, and then they spread out to an area of about 1.000.000 square kilometers (approximately four times larger […]

Scotland’s Environment Minister says ‘Wildlife Crime cannot be tolerated in modern day Scotland.’

Scotland’s new Environment Minister Dr Aileen McLeod has written an inspiring article on wildlife crime that was recently published in the Holyrood magazine. It remains to be seen in these words are converted into action!

WILDLIFE CRIME CANNOT BE TOLERATED IN MODERN DAY SCOTLAND

In the past year, between April 2014 and February 2015, almost […]