Remains of world’s oldest ringed golden eagle found in Sutherland

The remains of the oldest ringed golden eagle in the world have been found on a hillside in Sutherland. The male golden eagle was thought to have died in a territorial battle about six weeks before it was discovered near Inchnadamph. […]

To shoot or not to shoot. Did politics ruin the day!!

Some of you may know that at Langholm in 2014 there was sufficient Red Grouse to hold a shooting season. So many people were amazed when they heard that the estate had curiously made a decided not to hold a shoot last year despite the high numbers of red grouse on the moor. This is […]

The optimism of spring – misplaced or not by Roy Dennis

Our thanks to Roy Dennis for allowing Raptor Politics to bring the situation on red grouse moors in the Highlands into the public domain. Sadly the killing of ‘protected raptors like the peregrine on moorland used to shoot red grouse throughout the country appears to be getting much worse. We have already highlighted the fact […]