Police Press Release: Investigation launched after a Buzzard and a Hobby were killed by illegal traps on the Isle of Wight

A joint investigation has been launch by Isle of Wight Police and the RSPB after the birds, a buzzard and a hobby, were found with severed legs in woodland at Littletown, near Briddlesford.

The buzzard was found dead, with a missing foot, on March 14. The hobby — a small falcon similar to a […]

The end of Langholm part 2. Will there ever be a part 3?

[airesizeimg src=”http://raptorpolitics.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/LANGHOLME-WEB-2.jpg” alt=”LANGHOLME-WEB-2″ class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-22954″ ] The end of August 2017 sees the end of a 10 year programme to make Langholm moor a biodiverse area along with Red Grouse shooting. Red Grouse shooting never took place as the bar was set too high. Red Grouse shooting could have taken place but there was […]

An unusual incident between a peregrine and a hobby off the coast of Sweden

10 September 2015:

During an afternoon walk in the Falsterbo park which is located on a small island on the eastern side of Sweden, ringers Marc Illa and Josefina Pehrson suddenly heard screaming falcons behind them. In the next moment a Peregrine Falcon and a Hobby come tumbling from the sky towards the […]

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