‘Throwing Down the Gauntlet’- ‘Driven Grouse Shooting.’ Their bluff has been called.

Well with clockwork regularity another season’s fledged hen harriers ‘disappear’ over grouse moors. They’re not even making an effort to throttle back in the face of growing censure, in fact they seem to be giving conservationists, the public and the law a bigger two finger salute than ever. Time to return the gesture, but […]

Is it time to take our Hen Harrier campaign to London?

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Yesterday was the 3rd Hen Harrier Peaceful demonstration held at several locations throughout the country. The meeting held at Dunsop Bridge in the heart of the Forest of Bowland, aptly renamed the (killing fields) this year saw attendance well up on the previous two meetings, despite […]

Richard Benyon – The bird-brained minister

The Buzzard fiasco now shows just how committed our government is to protecting the interest of our birds of prey. The link to the attached article says it all. Mr Benyon the only responsible option for you now is to resign, sooner rather than later.


Statment recently published by Defra, explaining their position on […]

Hen harriers, the RSPB and “persecution” according to the Countryside Alliance.

In a recent article published by the Countryside Alliance their Chief Executive Alice Barnard ridicules RSPB’s assertions that the hen harrier’s current precarious status in England is a result of illegal killing is nothing short of absurd. Apart from the Chief Executives obvious lack of any acceptance of Scientific facts supporting what the RSPB and […]

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