The bearded vulture breeding season in the Alps is quite advanced, and so far, we have news of at least 45 occupied territories across this mountain chain. There are three territories in the eastern part of the Alps, 18 in the Central Alps, 20 in the north-western Alps and four in the south-western part […]
On 17th February Terry Pickford recovered a dead female peregrine falcon (one of a pair) from this nesting site located on a church in Lancashire. What is very significant it was established the dead falcon had been dead since the 8th January at least. Between the 8th January and 17th February the male peregrine […]
We have recently informed about the shooting of the last black vulture in Alynià, one of the two black vulture reintroduction sites in the Spanish Pyrenees, and how the sites contrasted – while the species did not get a foothold in the former site, in Boumort (Lleida) it was flourishing, ten years after the start […]
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This is the second Golden Eagle book written by Dave with the first based on his experience working with the Lakeland eagles and now he adds his work with wind farms and dedication to some local territories in Argyll making 37 […]
In his latest video Terry Pickford highlights two effective but legal management strategies introduced on grouse moor estates in northern England designed to unsettle peregrines and hen harriers, preventing these species from settling to breed on moorland where red grouse are shot.
The RSPB have issued a history of persecution of Red Kites in Yorkshire – see link below
But no where have the RSPB added the reasons for such killings. The Red Kite is a well known bird for taking carrion but they have learnt [to […]
We have recently published evidence about the natural mortality of an Egyptian vulture after an interaction with another raptor in Portugal – now news came from France that a fight between three bearded vultures resulted in the death of one of them. […]
The last three breeding seasons for Bowland’s apex raptors such as peregrine and hen harrier have been appalling, failing completely to deliver any increase in breeding productivity for both species throughout the Bowland fells in west Lancashire. In 2014 Sky and Hope two satellite tagged hen harrier chicks disappeared after migrating away […]
Press Release APPEAL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT SHOOTING OF RED KITE
Hertfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a wounded bird of prey was taken to a vet in Buntingford.