Natal dispersal of Eagle Owls: a European scale project

Photo: Vincenzo Penteriani Natal dispersal (i.e., the movement of wandering individuals from their birthplaces to their first breeding locations) can be considered one of the most intriguing ecological processes determining the spatial spreading of individuals. Dispersal is a field that embraces a multitude of disciplines, from population ecology and genetics to conservation biology. In […]

The poisoning in 2014 of 22 birds of prey in Scotland: Red Sky on the Black Isle Trailer

In 2014 22 birds of prey including 16 red kites were found dead in one small area of the Black Isle in Scotland. A year on, the locals are making sure this story is not forgotten documented in a new documentary film by Lisa Marley.

This film was self-shot for the MA in […]

Sweden is now witnessing the largest movement of Pallid Harriers ever to occur in the country

This week we are hearing some great news about Pallid Harrier breeding in Finland and now you can watch one of the females as she migrates to winter in Africa. Just as exciting Sweden is now witnessing the largest movement of this species ever to occur in the country and already a few Pallid Harriers […]

Inglorious: Mark Avery will be speaking at the Ilkley Literature Festival

Mark Avery, the former RSPB Director of Conservation will be speaking about his book “Inglorious” and the problems with driven grouse shooting as part of the Ilkley Literature Festival – specifically on Sat. Oct 10th at Ilkley Playhouse 4.30pm. Book your tickets by following the added link. http://www.ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.uk/events/101-inglorious-mark-avery […]