The “silent killer” decimates vultures in the heart of Europe – at least 15 griffons poisoned in the mountains of Granada, Spain/

The “silent killer” decimates vultures in the heart of Europe – at least 15 griffons poisoned in the mountains of Granada

The Vulture Multi-species Action Plan (Vulture MsAP), approved recently in the conference of the parties of the Convention for Migratory Species – a global strategic blueprint identifying priorities and actions to conserve 15 […]

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information following the loss of a hen harrier on Threshfield Moor.

North Yorkshire Police Press Release.

New Scientific Paper: Poisoning of reintroduced red kites in England:

You are able to read the complete paper here

Poisoned Red Kite: Image courtesy Mark Ruddock

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Scotland: Sea eagle scaring plan to protect farmers’ lambs

NEW “scaring techniques” could be used to stop Scotland’s largest bird of prey hunting lambs. With an 8ft wingspan, sea eagles are so large they are nicknamed “flying barn doors”.

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Bearded vultures – and the LIFE GYP CONNECT– on the big screen – and in your living room

The tv channel ARTE – available on many cable packages – will air a spectacular documentary on the reintroduction of the bearded vulture in the Pre-Alps and the Grands Causses, and our own project LIFE GYPCONNECT, this Saturday 19th November at 20h (Central European Time), in the programme 360° GEO.

BirdLife reveals the migratory routes and wintering areas of the Booted Eagle.

Presented today the Migration and Spatial Ecology of the Spanish population of booted eagle , second monograph of the Migra program , developed by SEO / BirdLife with the collaboration of the Fundación Iberdrola España. To carry out the study, 21 eagles have been marked with GPS and more than 83,000 locations have been […]

4 Black vultures – and a potential bearded vulture – crossing the Gibraltar strait to Africa!

4 Black vultures – and a potential bearded vulture – crossing the Gibraltar strait to Africa!

Last Friday was one of those days in Gibraltar – 4 black vultures (see photo), 2700 griffon vultures, one Spanish Imperial eagle and a mysterious raptor – that some say could be a bearded vulture – were counted […]

Scottish Gamekeepers Association are now blaming wind turbines for the deaths of birds of prey.

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association said that its members had too often been blamed for the disappearance of golden eagles, and other rare raptors in Scotland, claiming turbines had been responsible for a number of the deaths.

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association has now claimed wind farms are responsible for […]

Raising the Eagle Standard

5 countries, 11 partners (including 4 BirdLife partners, 4 governmental organisations and an energy company), 3.5 million EUROS and one enigmatic bird of prey – Pannon Eagle LIFE is an ambitious 5 year conservation project to keep the Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca soaring through the skies of ancient Pannonia.

The Chairman of the Forest of Bowland AONB speaks out about the persecution of Birds of Prey,

At last someone in authority has joined the North West Raptor Protection Group in speaking out about the wide scale persecution of birds of prey that has been taking place in the Forest of Bowland for at least five decades. We are pleased to republish the statement made on the 7th November by the Chair […]