A first year osprey named fearna which fledged from a nest in the Scottish Highlands in 2012 is the first of its kind to be tracked all the way from Scotland crossing the full length of England across France and Morocco before finally stopping off in the western Sahara. As if that achievement was not [...]
The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is hoping to prevent what it believes is the persecution of rare ospreys in Rutland by attaching satellite trackers to the birds. The GPS trackers fitted to each osprey will provide amazing detail, including the location of the birds at any time, their speed, altitude and flight direction. [...]
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The first osprey egg to be laid in Scotland this year has been spotted in a nest in the Borders. Tweed Valley Osprey Project information officer Diane Bennett said the birds of prey returned from their winter sojourn just over a fortnight ago on April 3.
The egg was spotted in a nest by a [...]
On 9 April 2013 at Inverness Sheriff court, Keith Liddell of Holm Dell Drive, Inverness, was sentenced to a 220 hours community service order. During an earlier trial in March there was a dramatic change in direction and he decided to plead guilty to 13 charges relating to the illegal trading in birds’ eggs [...]
The RSPB has objected to the Banks Renewables planning application to install three giant wind turbines next to Killington Lake in Cumbria. The developer has calculated that 1 Osprey would collide with the Turbines every 3.5 years or 6.5 birds killed over the life of the scheme (25 years).
Some of the country’s rarest birds of prey are continuing to be poisoned, trapped and killed illegally, according to an animal welfare charity.
My childhood in the 1950s had been spent in a rural village near Dunblane in south Perthshire surrounded by sporting estates. To see a Buzzard or a Kestrel was a rarity, let alone a Hen Harrier. An early interest in birds was cultivated by older friends, one of whom had found breeding Harriers on [...]
For those of you who missed last nights ”The One Show” featuring Roy Dennis talking about the return of the osprey, the beaver and the lynx, here is your chance to catch up on what Roy had to say. If you think the return of the white-tailed eagle was controversial, the return of the lynx [...]
Carla the Osprey will be released when well enough An osprey hurt in the storms which battered Scotland last week was nursed by oil workers after landing on a North Sea vessel. Staff on Fugro’s Skandi Carla boat found the injured bird and feared she would not survive. [...]