Montague’s Harrier UK Sightings Hotline opens

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Farmers and birdwatchers are being urged to keep a lookout for Montagu’s harriers – the rarest breeding bird of prey in the UK, which nests almost entirely on arable farmland.

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HELP NEEDED TO FIND THE UK’S RAREST BIRDS OF PREY

The RSPB is calling on farmers and birdwatchers to help locate the UK’s rarest nesting bird of prey: the Montagu’s harrier. The population of this beautiful bird of prey is down to fewer than a dozen pairs, most of which nest in crops.

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