Nos da to our tagged Welsh hen harrier: Lia’s journey is over

Hen Harrier LIFE Project Manager, Dr. Cathleen Thomas, shares the sad news of the loss of a second tagged hen harrier in Wales in suspicious circumstances.

At this time of year, our Hen Harrier LIFE project team are very busy monitoring birds, protecting nests and satellite tagging juveniles. As we get caught up […]

United Utilities Launches Review into moorland snaring ahead of AGM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

23 July 2018

UNITED UTILITIES LAUNCHES REVIEW INTO

MOORLAND SNARING AHEAD OF AGM

Warrington, UK – United Utilities has launched a review into snaring across its leased estate following pressure from customers, shareholders and wildlife campaigners. The move comes ahead of the […]

The most productive Hen Harrier season in England since 2008

It may have been just a coincidence, but our glorious summer has experienced more successful Hen Harrier nests on northern England red grouse moors since 2008 when 25 young fledged from 8 nests. This year 21 chicks fledged from just 5 nests. […]

Raptor Poisoning: Scotland’s Continuing Shame

During the early 1970’s when I worked in the Scottish Highlands for a great raptor conservationist Hon.Douglas Weir, I spend many enjoyable weeks each summer tracking through the Inverness glens looking for nesting golden eagles and peregrines. The data I recorded of occupied sites found was then passed back to Doug Weir; […]

Time to count your Buzzards

With the possibility of young Buzzards taking to the wing in the next few days it is quite easy to see where pairs have failed or disappeared in your area. Sadly 2018 is going to be the year of the ‘disappearing Buzzard’ as many estates take the law into their own hands […]

The 10 year report from Langholm Moor Demonstration Project

Some of you will be wondering where this report is. Well it has another year to run before it comes out [so we are told!].

But should it come out?

We saw the 7 year plan posted on their web site –

http://www.langholmproject.com/PDF%20downloads/7yr%20review.pdf

From this we can gather that very few people […]

Terry Pickford introduces Nick Miles (Jimmy King) from Emmerdale to Hen Harriers in the Forest of Bowland.

 

It may have been just a coincidence, but our glorious summer has seen Hen Harriers in one part of the Forest of Bowland, and in several northern regions of Scotland, having had one of the most productive breeding seasons witnessed in many years. […]