On May 5th we published details of an abandoned eagle owl nest containing 4 deserted eggs found on the United Utilities estates in the Forest of Bowland, see here for details. The abandoned nest was found by Terry Pickford and Kevin Moore – two members of the North West Raptor Group. On the 8th May [...]
We have just received an interesting comment relating to the discovery of two eagle owl nests each containing eggs in the Forest of Bowland this year. The comment which we have republished below was allegedly over heard in the small café in the centre of DunsopBridge at lunch time on Sunday 21st April. We feel [...]
If anyone is aware of any additional live raptor web cams not featured below, we would appreciate you getting in touch with us. Please send any details via the Contact Us link on the home page, or alternatively you can add the information as a comment and we can pick the link up from there, [...]
Monitoring or just watching raptors in the Forest of Bowland has never been an easy or a pleasant exercise for members of the North West Raptor Group since Natural England revoked some, but not all, of their raptor disturbance licenses.
Bowland Eagle Owl nest found abandoned on United Utilities estates [...]
Part 1. Hen Harrier Initiative asks the Public to find the missing birds.
We are referring to the recent initiative asking for the public’s assistance to find the missing Hen Harriers both in Scotland and now in England. The initiative launched this week is urging bird watchers, hill walkers and the general public to look [...]
Once again we are most grateful to our friends living in Europe for sending a number of links to raptor web cams located in three countries. We are delighted to have been able to publish the link for the Eagle Owl site featured on Raptor Politics last year located in the limestone quarry at Staatsbosbeheer [...]
Yesterday one of our regular followers sent the following link to the RSPB’s Bowland blog. Is coexistence really possible? We feel everyone should read the comment from Tony which the RSPB have published in full. We would be very interested in hearing your comments. No one, including all the editorial team here at Raptor Politics, [...]
To say that I am furious is an understatement; I have today received an e-mail from the RSPB asking me personally for a donation of £25 to help them raise £600,000 to help save the Hen Harrier before 20th December. Where we’re they when we needed 100,000 signatures for our e-petition to get Vicarious [...]
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Potentially Britain’s rarest breeding wildlife species, the Eagle Owl has successfully reared two Owlets in the Dunsop valley,Lancashire. The iconic species are widespread over most of Europe and are not included on the British species list even though wild birds have been producing young here for a good number of years now. The Eurasian Eagle [...]