Derbyshire Peak Newswatch 2010 Report

We invite our readers to follow the attached link, the details within this report are sickening but are nothing new. The report compiled by members of the South Peak Raptor Group graphically highlights the continued plight of raptors in the Upper Derwent Valley, in particular the peregrine and goshawk. This detail to those of us […]

Geltsdale Reserve – Northern Pennines

[singlepic id=280w=314 h=235 float=left]Geltsdale is one of the best reserve in upland Britain where there has been a massive expansion in numbers of Black Grouse compared to a decline of 66% on other Red Grouse moorlands in England. This tells a very important story.


Save our Forests from falling into Private Ownership – Petition

Raptor Politics has been asked to bring to the notice of all our readers details of a petition to save our forests. As we all know the government is planning to sell off all our forests. The more of us that sign this important petition the better, please tell your friends. Together we can send […]

One Gamekeeper Convicted, a Second Charged Released on Bail.

A Herefordshire game keeper has admitted 17 charges relating to killing protected species using poisoned bait. A second gamekeeper has been suspended by his employer after police charged the man with a number of firearm offences and one additional charge of killing a protected bird.


Scotland’s Bird of prey Killing Hot Spots Identified.

A map of Scotland detailing where birds of prey have been poisoned has been hailed as a significant step in the fight against wildlife crime. It is the first record of confirmed poisonings recognised by both the wildlife lobby and landowners, who have disputed the scale of the problem.

Areas within Midlothian, the Borders, the […]