Tracking equipment could be harming raptors, experts warn.

Hi-tech tracking satellite tracking equipment that maps the flight patterns of bird of prey appears to be damaging the health and welfare of the birds to which it is attached, wildlife experts have warned.

[singlepic id=188 w=537 h=448 float= centre]

This is an image taken by Terry Pickford of peregrines copulating, […]

Light sentence for raptor killers riles American bird lovers.

Environmentalists and animal rights’ advocates expressed outrage last spring, when undercover federal agents infiltrated a group of pigeon hobbyists. They discovered that pigeon owners were killing federally protected hawks and falcons that were threatening their pigeons.


Further prison sentences handed down by American courts for stealing nestling peregrines.

This latest story from the United States relating to the ongoing illegal thefts of peregrine nestling has just reached us having been sent by one of our many American readers. Peregrine theft is taken very seriously by the courts in the USA, just take a look at the penalties for stealing young falcons. What seems […]