Ban driven grouse shooting to protect the environment and protected birds like the Hen Harrier.

Raptor Politics has nearly 4000 followers on twitter, we are asking each and everyone of our followers for your help protect our moorland ecosystems and birds of prey that use these regions to breed. This year there were only 6 successful breeding pairs of hen harriers in England brought about by a campaign of illegal […]

Inglorious: Mark Avery will be speaking at the Ilkley Literature Festival

Mark Avery, the former RSPB Director of Conservation will be speaking about his book “Inglorious” and the problems with driven grouse shooting as part of the Ilkley Literature Festival – specifically on Sat. Oct 10th at Ilkley Playhouse 4.30pm. Book your tickets by following the added link. http://www.ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.uk/events/101-inglorious-mark-avery […]

Petition Ban driven grouse shooting to protect the environment and protected birds like the Hen Harrier.

Raptor Politics has nearly 4000 followers on twitter, we are asking each and everyone of our followers for your help protect our moorland ecosystems and birds of prey that use these regions to breed. This year there were only 6 successful breeding pairs of hen harriers in England brought about by a campaign of illegal […]

Is the RSPB to blame for the loss of England’s rare hen harriers?

The hen harrier has begun to drag its way back from extinction in England. But according to the grouse industry one organisation is stomping on its claws – the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB).

On Tuesday, according to the Telegraph, a report by government environment advisory body Natural England was “set to […]

RSPB shoots down ‘utterly ridiculous’ claims it is waging class war against hunters

The RSPB has dismissed accusations by a City tycoon that it is waging a “class war” against the shooting fraternity as the “utterly ridiculous” comments of a man who knows nothing about the charity. It has invited Crispin Odey, an old Harrovian hedge fund manager and shooting enthusiast, to visit it to find out […]

Grouse shooting ban is not the answer, claims Amanda Anderson the Director of the Moorland Association.

An online petition has been set up by Dr Mark Avery calling for driven grouse shooting to be banned.

With one of the biggest celebrations of field sports in Britain beginning yesterday 31st July – the CLA Game Fair at Harewood House – the Moorland Association’s Director Amanda Anderson has defended the […]

Inglorious, Mark Avery’s latest book reviewed by John Miles

Inglorious by Mark Avery

Published by Bloomsbury

Hard back priced £16.99 pages 304

ISBN 978 1 4729 1741 6

This is a story about Mark’s personal attack on the present Red Grouse shooting industry and its need to kill birds of prey to survive. The Hen Harrier is the main species shown […]

HenHarriers will become extinct in England if our government continues to put their heads in the sand.

The Red Grouse is jealously guarded, but then shot for sport, resulting in the killing of so called protected raptors like hen harrier and peregrine falcon.

The game shooting industry in England has been master and manager of it’s own destiny on moorland where red grouse are shot for […]

Ban Driven Grouse shooting: Please help to send a message to Westminster.

Come on everyone lets all get behind this important E-petition to save the Hen Harrier in England. If Jeremy Clarkson’s followers are able to muster close to 400,000 signatures in one week supporting Clarkson’s reinstatement back into his job on BBC’s Top Gear, despite his appalling behaviour, surely we who care for our countries wildlife […]