hen harrier

Study supports both grouse and harriers

A report published by the University of Aberdeen outlines a model of management that supports the provision of hen harriers on grouse moors.  The study, which  involved grouse moor managers, ecologists, and conservationists, was led by Dr Steve Redpath, and showed that across the

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Birds of prey numbers soaring

Britain’s birds of prey populations are hitting an all time high, as found by a report by the Countryside Alliance.

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Defra: Publish Joint Hen Harrier Recovery Plan

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, the Moorland Association, the Countryside Alliance and the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation, alongside other countryside organisations and figures, have united in calling for Defra to publish the Joint Hen Harrier Recovery Plan. The plan could have been

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Behind the headlines

When the ‘Bowland Betty’ autopsy report was released for analysis, Tim Bonner says there were elements that deserved further scrutiny There is nothing worse than a wild animal with a name. Remember the nonsense talked about an Exmoor red deer

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Grouse moors could hold conservation key for hen harrier recovery

A study by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust identifies that the predator control carried out on grouse moors can benefit one of our most striking birds of prey: the hen harrier. Conducted between 1992 and 2007 at Langholm, southern

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