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Shocking RSPB Peregrine nest cam footage

 Whilst opinions on how to solve the problem of illegal persecution of birds of prey may vary, there is no doubt whatsoever that illegal persecution does take place, and is the cause of both local and national reductions in bird numbers. Illegal persecution is absolutely unacceptable and as an organisation we totally condemn it. It… Continue Reading

Hen Harrier breeding success, 2018

Some good news for English breeding Hen Harriers, was released today by Natural England. Hen Harriers, which have become virtually extinct as breeding birds in England, due to persecution, have had a better year. Good weather and an abundance of food have helped, but active conservation has also contributed. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/hen-harrier-breeding-success   Continue Reading

Bath Peregrines. Three chicks

As has become usual with the Bath Peregrine platform pair, four eggs were laid, and four hatched. Sadly on the morning of 5th May the smallest chick died. The chick was alive and apparently well at 05:15, but it looks like the adult female may have accidentally ‘spiked’ it with a talon as she turned… Continue Reading