Guest blog – Bowland: crimes against nature by Eleanor Upstill-Goddard.

Eleanor is a wildlife conservationist and raptor enthusiast from Northumberland with an MSc in Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management from Newcastle University.

She indulges her passion for wildlife through photography and writing.

Twitter: @DaisyEleanorug

We have all heard of the expression ‘to turn a blind eye’, meaning to pretend that a particular act […]

The Short eared Owl in Britain

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The Short-eared Owl is one of the most persecuted of the owls in Britain, because they breed mainly on upland heather moorland, bringing them into conflict with Red Grouse moorland managers and their gamekeepers. There is a massive wide range in expected breeding numbers from […]

Natural England in denial about the disappearance of so many nesting Peregrines from the Forest of Bowland

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It is well known that since licenses allowing the North West Raptor Group to monitor Peregrines and their persecution in Lancashire’s Forest of […]