Buzzard found shot by airgun pellet near Exeter, Devon put to sleep by RSPCA .

The buzzard which was shot over Tedburn St Mary is now in safe hands

The RSPCA are appealing for information after a buzzard was found shot by the side of the road in Tedburn St Mary, near Exeter, Devon, on 20 January 2017. The animal welfare […]

DEFRA approve new indiscriminate ‘vermin’ trap.

Lesser Kestrel shot for preservation in a photoshoot.

Armed with telescopic lenses, 24 West Bank photographers took to the Jerusalem wilderness for a two day photoshoot, zooming in on Palestine’s Lesser Kestrel, Falco naumanni. Sponsored by the Middle Eastern HIMA Fund, these passionate paparazzi snapped over a thousand pictures, framing the small falcon for future generations to admire.

Marsh Harrier predating starlings coming into roost.

This stunning footage of a female Marsh Harrier was captured at 5pm last night (25/01/2017) just as the light was fading over reedbeds. The Harrier was filmed just as the light was fading attempting to predate starlings, or scavenging dead starlings which had collided with others which had then fallen into the reedbed below […]

Keepers can’t keep their mouths shut!! Overheard in pub discussing the slaughter of 250 birds of prey.

Details of wildlife crime are all too often spoken about openly by the perpetrators in the remote countryside pub, you just don’t know who has been listening however! There was the conversation overheard detailing the killing of the Red Kites in South Cumbria, and the killing of Eagle Owls. Now a disturbing conversation between estate […]

FROM BAD TO WORSE: THE FOREST OF BOWLAND

This is our pictorial story detailing the plight of 18 regional pairs of nesting Peregrine Falcons, and how this threatened species of raptor has been persecuted to extinction to protect red grouse stocks throughout this moorland region of West Lancashire.

Bowland Peregrine nest pre. 2010, containing 3 unfledged chicks. Nest […]

The story of Gordon the moron [ alias Bonny the Geltsdale Hen Harrier ] and his time on this planet

Was Bonny killed for a £ billionaire conservationist to enjoy killing more Red Grouse?

So many people gave their time to save Gordon the Hen Harrier born last year on the RSPB reserve at Geltsdale in the northern Pennines and making his short life possible. They named him Gordon for […]

Stop the Scottish Government poisoning eagles.

In recent years I have been visiting the island of Islay due to its dramatic wildlife which is a big winter destination for many tourists to witness the 50,000+ geese that arrive mainly from Greenland, and the dramatic landscape of the island offering habitats for so many other birds especially eagles. Islay is the most […]

More discarded game birds discovered dumped after being shot, this time near Sheffield

Last evening we received the following images and detail showing more corpses of shot game birds including 2 pheasants and 3 duck which had been dumped and discarded behind a stone wall. What makes this discovery all the more abhorrent is the fact that after each of the birds had been shot the breast meat […]

Natural England in denial about the disappearance of so many nesting Peregrines from the Forest of Bowland

One of 7 destroyed Peregrine nesting sites located by the North West Raptor Group in the Forest of Bowland since 2010

It is well known that since licenses allowing the North West Raptor Group to monitor Peregrines and their persecution in Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland were withheld in 2010 by Natural England, successful Peregrine […]