Another Buzzard found shot by a shotgun in the Scottish borders

A post-mortem examination has revealed that a buzzard that died in the Borders was killed by a shotgun.

The wounded buzzard was found at the side of the road between Heriot and Innerleithen on 24 July by a member of the public who took the bird to a vet for […]

Kestrel attacks Barn owl, unbelievable images caught on camera

Get your own lunch! Incredible pictures show barn owl fighting off hungry kestrel’s mid-air swoop to snatch the vole he has caught. This incredible collection of images shows the moment a barn owl and kestrel became entangled in a mid-air fight over a vole taken by the barn owl.

Perched on top of a fence, […]

Police Scotland to train 100 extra Wildlife Officers to tackle wildlife crime

Police Scotland said a new advanced training course will see it have a network of more than 100 extra wildlife crime liaison officers across its 14 divisions. The course will take place next month. A specialist wildlife crime co-ordinator has also been appointed to a new post created in the Highland […]

California condor: Shock therapy helping to bring rare vulture back from the brink

The California Condor have developed an unfortunate habit of flying into power cables Shock therapy may be closely associated with the psychiatric treatment of humans but a version of the technique is being used to help bring the California condor back from intensive care. North America’s population of its biggest raptor […]