We are looking at results from Israel where natural predators are stopping the use of poison in farm crops and buildings which has been studied for over 15 years. So why are there no similar schemes in Britain? Instead our wildlife is slowly being poisoned by secondary poisoning! Watch this pioneering video and make up […]
Several years ago Raptor Politics was contacted by a resident from the South Cumbrian town of Ulverston, informing us he and his wife had witnessed on several occasions up to 7 Red Kites feeding together in a local farmers field on sheep ‘after-birth’ deposited all over the field after the Ewes had […]
As far as I am aware prior to 2015 and 2016, the last year in which a single active Peregrine territory existed in the Forest of Bowland was 1974. The nest which had already been abandoned was discovered at the head of the Langden Valley by Paul Stott, a member of the North West Raptor […]
The unique image depicted below was taken of a male peregrine falcon flying close to an active nest after it had been shot and possibly fatally injured in the northern Pennines today. The male in the image was the mate of a female known to be incubating a clutch of eggs at this nest situated […]
Irish Red Kite Project Soars to New Heights –
more than 50 pairs now recorded in Ireland and over 150 young fledged between 2010 and 2015 as excitement builds for monitoring in 2016.
Dr Marc Ruddock, red kite project manager on right
Dante’s Inferno Saddleworth Moor ablaze. Do these images represent intensive habitat management?
Ban driven grouse shooting Grouse shooting for ‘sport’ depends on intensive habitat management which increases flood risk and greenhouse gas emissions, relies on killing Foxes, Stoats, Mountain Hares etc in large numbers and […]
A captive breeding programme that has tripled numbers of lynx in Spain over the last 15 years may now be followed by the reintroduction of the lynx to the UK after an absence of more than 1,000 years.
While the return of a major predator worries farmers, the tufty-eared cat is proving […]
One of 3 Eagle Owl chicks, left to starve in a nest on the United Utilities Estates in the Forest of Bowland, after the breeding female vanished.
A decade ago “The Eagle Owl Has Landed” made a sensational headline when it was revealed the world’s largest owl […]