The Return of the Golden Eagle in the Czech Republic – project

This project is being carried out by a non-governmental organization in cooperation with state authorities for protection of nature in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Participants to the project also include Ostrava ZOO and other institutions and specialists.

 

The golden eagle repatriation project has been under way since the mid […]

Cyclist attacked by Buzzard in Northern Ireland

Cyclist James Curry, of Banbridge Cycling Club,was attacked by a Buzzard when, cycling near Banbridge, Northern Ireland, last week, a buzzard landed on his helmet and dug its talons in. It is believed the bird, who has also apparently attacked another cyclist twice, is simply protecting its chicks, which have hatched late this year. […]

Chris Packham interviews George Monbiot & Jeremy Deller

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b05yt1c4/chris-packhams-natural-selection Amazing interviews with Chris Packham interviewing Monbiot and Jeremy Deller [Giant Hen Harrier carrying a range rover artist] Great clips ending with Hen Harrier. […]

Fight or Flight, why is the Hen Harrier facing extinction by persecution in England?

You can read about the ongoing plight of England’s Hen Harrier in an article written by Jamie Merrill published online in the Independent this morning. No one reading this story is left in any doubt who the culprits for this years disappearances are.

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First successful breeding of griffon vulture in the Central Balkan Mountains Bulgaria for more than 70 years!

Hard work usually pays off – indeed, one of those joyful momentous of reward was felt yesterday throughout the offices of several conservation organizations in Bulgaria and further afield, when the news that a wild griffon vulture chick had hatched from a nest in Stara Planina, the first breeding in the wild for almost […]

Skydancer, the Plight of the Hen Harrier a new educational book for children.

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My Book ‘Skydancer the plight of the Hen Harrier’ has gone to print, my children’s educational book is aimed at engaging with the younger generation in wildlife, conservation and to spotlight a species in trouble and fighting for their survival. Many people are convinced that the hen harrier is now facing imminent […]

Fife White-tailed eagles pair raise two chicks for the first time

Two white-tailed eagle chicks have successfully hatched from a nest in Fife, it was announced yesterday. It is the third year running that this pair of white-tailed eagles has nested in Forestry Commission Scotland woodland in Fife, with this year bringing the arrival of two chicks for the first time. […]

Reward Offered in Bald Eagle Shooting in Wisconsin USA

The Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons who shot and killed an American bald eagle in St. Croix County, Wisconsin.

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Slovakia: Together we can Save the Lesser Spotted Eagle

We thought our readers would find this story about the rescue and then rehabilitation of one male Lesser Spotted Eagles found injured in Slovak Karst, a protected area in Slovakia. In late May this year a male Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina) was found without any visible signs of major damage lying in the grass […]

Northumberland gamekeeper takes fight against pheasant killing buzzards to High Court

A gamekeeper in Northumberland who says his livelihood has been ruined by a refusal to let him trap and kill the buzzards which are killing his pheasants has taken his case to the High Court. Deerstalker and gamekeeper Richard McMorn wants to be able to control the predatory birds which he says have […]