Bird of prey killing widespread across Northern Ireland – Birds of prey victims of 11 incidents of wildlife crime recorded in two years.

57 birds of prey were confirmed victims of reckless or intentional criminal activity in Northern Ireland during the last eight years. The latest report detailing the illegal killing of Northern Ireland’s native birds of prey has been published by the Partnership for Action against Wildlife Crime (PAW NI) and is available www.wildlifecrimeni.org. It […]

A Once in a Lifetime capture.

During a wildlife excursion on the Isle of Mull this Autumn we observed a ‘once in a lifetime’ natural spectacle. It was mid-afternoon and we were travelling west alongside one of Mull’s many sea lochs, which indent the island greatly. I was scanning the terraced skyline and spotted a large bird of prey stooping down […]