Hill-walkers thwart attempt to poison family of Peregrine Falcons at well-known south Co. Dublin nest site

BirdWatch Ireland, Ireland’s leading wildlife conservation charity, has been left horrified by a callous attempt to poison a family of one of Ireland’s most spectacular birds of prey, the Peregrine Falcon. Not alone were these protected birds themselves almost killed, but the lives of hill walkers, rock climbers and local children were also put at […]

Forestry Sell off not out of the woods yet if this Government gets its way

Forest Vision transforming the forestry commission by Roderick Leslie

Isbn 978-0-9928789-0-0 Published by New Environment Books

Hard back Price £12.99

This is a book which tells the whole story about the Forestry Commission from the 1919 when Britain was short of timber, through the 1930’s depression, to the Flow Country fiasco to the modern time […]

Bumper Hen Harrier season at Langholm being reported

Update on an amazing season for the Langholm Hen Harriers – this year it is reported that so far there are 9 active Hen Harrier nests, 8 of which have already hatched or are in the process of hatching – including one female that has only just started to incubate a fresh cluch of eggs. […]

Pair of Barn owls produce bumper brood in Cambridgeshire

Conservationists are celebrating after barn owls nesting at a Cambridgeshire farm hatched twice as many chicks as this time last spring. Three pairs of birds at Lark Rise farm have produced 17 chicks in total and may have a second brood this summer. The UK barn owl population was hit badly last […]

A pair of White-tailed eagles in Fife successfully hatched a chick for the second successive season.

A pair of reintroduced Sea Eagles known as Turquoise 1 and Turquoise Z have successfully nested in woodland owned by the Forestry Commission in east Scotland.