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Raptor Politics · 6d ago

Spain: An analysis of poisoning cases in the Spanish side of the Douro canyon

The use of poison is one of the main causes of unnatural mortality in vultures, also in th...
Raptor Politics · 1W ago

No good news re: Forest of Bowland raptors

Sorry for the delay in posting my latest update, I have been taking a few days away getting a well deserved rest. Not good news I am sorry to announce. So far we have been able to establish ...
Raptor Politics · 1W ago

Forest of Bowland the flight of a Pallid Harrier during a setting sun.

  Here we see England’s only migrant Pallid Harrier quartering moorland in the Dunsop Valley filmed from the official Harrier viewpoint in the Forest of Bowland last night at 7.30pm, 10/05/2017. Just as the evening sun was setting over Bowland’s moo...
Raptor Politics · 1W ago

Scattering of black vulture observations in northern France attests to the species increase in the country

In the last few days black vultures have been observed in some unusual localities in north...
Raptor Politics · 1W ago

North Yorkshire Police appeal for information after Sparrowhawk found shot.

Appeal for information after sparrowhawk shot dead near Richmond Some time during the last week of April 2017, a sparrowhawk was shot at Feldom, Richmond, specifically in the area of High W...
Raptor Politics · 2W ago

Bearded vulture Roc Genèse came back to its natal area in the Pre-Pyrenees – his brother Flamadel could not be tagged

Roc Genèse, the first wild bearded vulture nestling ever tagged in the French pre-Pyrenees...
Raptor Politics · 3W ago

Forest of Bowland entertainers White-tailed eagle & Pallid Harrier

Male Pallid Harrier still showing well after three days in this location; also White-tail...
Raptor Politics · 3W ago

Forest of Bowland raptors being undermined by complacency and bad politics.

On an unusually warm sunny morning at the beginning of April two members of the North West...
Raptor Politics · 4W ago

The Forest of Bowland offers no safe haven for grouse predating raptors.

On Saturday 22nd April Terry Pickford visited 4 abandoned territorial Peregrine nesting sites on the United Utilities estate in the Forest of Bowland. The results of what was found at the t...
Raptor Politics · 4W ago

United Utilities Forest of Bowland Estate: ‘Politics’ rather than ‘Protection’

In this latest video Terry Pickford recalls the way United Utilities responded to reported...