The rich man’s playground – at our expense by Steve Mills

More than 10,000 people supported a recent petition regarding the licensing of grouse moors in the UK (1). This petition asked that those moors on which there was proven evidence of criminal activity against wildlife – often involving birds of prey – would lose their licence for a period of time. Thus the owner would […]

Goshawk found dead with both legs broken on the Chatsworth estate in the Peak District.

Derbyshire Constabulary and the RSPB are appealing for information following the discovery, on the Chatsworth Estate, of a dead female goshawk with two broken legs. The goshawk was discovered on the Chatsworth estate on 2 April by a member of the public who then alerted the RSPB. The charity’s investigations team recovered the bird […]

Police appeal after peregrine falcon shot in East Devon

Police in Devon are appealing for information following the shooting of a peregrine falcon. The injuries were consistent with the peregrine having been shot.

Devon-Shot Peregrine