Another osprey killed by a wind turbine in Scotland

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June 2, 2016

Scotland: one kill they couldn’t hide

Another osprey killed by a wind turbine in Scotland

A pair of ospreys built a nest on this mothballed wind turbine at Cape Vincent, NY, USA. They are naturally attracted to tall structures, even man-made.

UPDATE: Peregrines in the Forest of Bowland finally brought down by prejudice and misguided politics

Update 17:00 19:00, Thursday 21-04-2016:

One Forest of Bowland peregrine site confirmed occupied, but subjected to 2 hours disturbance.

We are now able to confirm the information provided by an RSPB officer on Saturday 16 April to 3 members of the North West Raptor Group , and to 2 […]

Reward of £1000 offered as more birds of prey are illegally killed in the Peak District National Park

Derbyshire Police and the RSPB are appealing for information following the illegal killing of two birds of prey near to Glossop, Derbyshire. A £1000 reward has been offered by the RSPB for information leading to a conviction.

After a 5 month period the Derbyshire police and RSPB are now […]

Rutland Osprey a wonderful success story.

In case you are one of the few individuals who have not been keeping track with the success of the Rutland osprey since the project was set-up by the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust and Anglian Water in close collaboration with Roy Dennis in the mid-1990’s, you can find out up to […]

An amazing English Osprey Migration Record.

While most of the attention has been placed on the success of this years ospreys at Bassenthwaite Lake in the English Lake District, amazing news comes from a former youngster called White 14. This is a chick which hatched at Bassenthwaite in 2013 and was fitted with a satellite tracker. He had a rather […]

Live White-tailed eagles and Osprey web cams

Live Raptor web-cams from Cumbria, Norway and Latvia

Cumbria Wildlife Trust-Faulshaw Moss Nature Reserve Osprey

Single Latvian White-tailed eagle HD. (exceptional quality)

Norwegian Sea Eagle HD Close up of nest (exceptional quality)

Call for Perthshire councillor who made osprey ‘topping itself’ remark should resign.

Ruffling feathers: There are calls for the Councillor Tom Gray to resign.Perth and Kinross Council

Hundreds of people are calling for a Perth councillor to resign over comments he made about the ‘T’ in the Park ospreys. Councillor Tom Gray made the controversial remarks at a Perth and Kinross Council development and management […]

Loch Garten Osprey eggs destroyed by intruder

EJ and Odin in the nest at Loch Garten

A male osprey has destroyed all three eggs in a nest at the Loch Garten Osprey Centre in the Highlands, according to RSPB Scotland. The eggs were being tended by EJ, a female, and Odin, a male, who have successfully bred in […]

Ospreys at T in the Park – An explanation of why the Wildlife & Countryside Act is so important by Alan Stewart

Despite being retired I have had two contacts regarding the Strathallan (T in the Park) ospreys over the Easter weekend. One contact was by email; the other by telephone. Firstly this is an extremely difficult situation. T in the Park brings considerable revenue to Scotland and in particular to Perthshire. With concerns this year […]

A pair of ospreys are now confirmed as breeding at the ‘T’ in the park venue for this years music festival.

A pair of ospreys which hold a key role in deciding whether this year’s T in the Park goes ahead at Strathallan Estate defying festival organisers by returning to their old nest overlooked by the huge cherry picker festooned with flags and balloons. The ospreys were allegedly seen on their long-term roost near the […]