Saudi authorities sound warning on illegal hunting on rented farms

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA) has condemned the hunting of migratory and protected birds on private farms.

Illegal hunting in rented farms – Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)

Bird hunting is a popular sport in Saudi Arabia, but lately hunters have been resorting to new techniques […]

Another Hen Harrier disappears, Tarras’ a this year’s bird tagged at Langholm vanished in the Derbyshire Peak District

‘Tarras’, a young hen harrier satellite tagged by Stephen Murphy at Langholm this summer has ‘disappeared’ in the Derbyshire Peak District National Park.

The following statement has been issued on the Langholm blog:

We have concerns for ‘Tarras’ a young female Hen Harrier tagged by Stephen Murphy (Natural England) at Langholm […]

Bowland Eagle Owl: nesting scrape examined post nesting season

Terry Pickford is shown speaking at an old and currently abandoned eagle owl nest site in the Forest of Bowland (31st October 2016) which may have been successfully used by a breeding pair of eagle owls this year. Rumors persist that there has been a single successful breeding pair of eagle owls in Bowland […]

Hen Harrier shot dead in Ravenstonedale area of Cumbria: Police issued today the attached press release

Cumbria Police have opened an investigation into the shooting dead of a hen harrier in the Ravenstone area of the county.

The body of a male hen harrier was found in the Ravenstonedale area of the county on October 22. A post-mortem examination funded by Natural England and carried out by the […]

Vultures galore at the European Vulture Multi-species Action Plan Workshop held in Extremadura – and some great conclusions too!

At one point the majestic black vulture came to within 40 metres of all the vulture experts gathered there, in the veranda of the Hospederia de Monfrague, in the heart of the Monfrague Biosphere reserve, during a pause in the workshop to develop the European, Middle East and Central Asia part of the vulture multi-species […]

The cruelty behind the sport of game shooting.

With the partridge and pheasant hunting season now in full swing, Chris Rogers from Inside out London exposes the cruel breeding practices these game birds are subjected to. You will be sickened.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0816ygn/inside-out-london-31102016

Man banned from keeping animals for 10 years after keeping golden eagle in kitchen

RSPCA News

A man has been disqualified from keeping animals for 10 years for keeping a golden eagle in a dirty kitchen.

Adam Smith (d.o.b 10/05/1962) of Brook Lane, Billesley, Birmingham, who was keeping a golden eagle in a kitchen in Pembroke, was sentenced on Monday (10 October) after previously pleading guilty to one […]

Driven Grouse Shooting in England. Watch the video transmitted from BASC headquarters in Westminster.

http://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/0b841a46-eb3d-44b3-83b7-9500482b6d92