Cumbria farmer guilty of disturbing breeding #Ospreys at their Bassenthwaite nest

A Cumbrian farmer has been convicted of two charges of intentionally disturbing the nest of a pair of breeding ospreys.

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Plymouth man fined & receives suspended sentence for extensive crimes against wildlife.

A man has been found guilty of nine offences relating to the taking of wild bird eggs and the disturbance of several breeding birds sites in Devon and Scotland.

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Five years of failure: RSPB withdraws from Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative

The RSPB has ended its involvement with the Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative, following the partnership project’s continued failure to improve the fortunes of raptors in the Dark Peak.

This Osprey was found in the Peak District National Park in 2015 with two broken legs and later died (© RSPB)

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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 […]