RSPB News Release

August 18, 2016
Hen Harrier

RSPB Scotland has today announced that a young male hen harrier, fitted with a satellite transmitter has gone missing on a grouse moor in the Monadhliath Mountains.

The Truth – our Harriers are Dead

August 13, 2016

The petition to ban driven grouse shooting has reached 100K. By means of a little celebration this free t-shirt design is yours to download and print on this special day.

British Trust for Ornithology Press Statement

August 12, 2016

A bird survey that was reported to have taken place on a managed grouse moor in the Pennines has been widely quoted in the media this week.

The Real Price of Grouse: Raptor Persecution


You’d expect to see Buzzards, Kestrals and Peregrines on a Grouse moor, even an occasional Merlin, Red Kite or Hen Harrier but where have all our raptors gone?

Killing Wildlife for Fun is a Dying Business – T-Shirt Design

T - Shirt - Killing Wildlife for Fun is a Dying Business

For Cecil, Annie, Chance . . . and all the other millions of wasted lives. Free to download and print in the colour and size of your choice.

Hen Harrier Day 2016

August 8, 2016
We're missing our Hen Harriers - 2016

Rainham Marshes RSPB Reserve – a great day celebrating Hen Harriers with speakers: Mark Avery, Charlie Moores (BAWC), Mike Clarke (RSPB), Chris Packham.

Batting on a fair wicket?

August 7, 2016
Chris Packham

This is my retort to the content of the Mail on Sunday article, 7th August, which says ‘Sack eco warrior Packham’, BBC is told as countryside campaigners …..’

The Real Price of Grouse: Traps

July 31, 2016

Why don’t you see many birds of prey on some grouse moors? Because on some estates, traps are used in an illegal way to kill falcons, eagles and harriers which are protected by law.

Dogs of Distinction

July 30, 2016
Rebels with or without a cause

I’ve been pondering of late, why celebrate the Olympic games when you could simply celebrate . . . the poodle? I’ve been privately and publicly praising the poodle since I was a punk and the lifelong party of celebration continues now in the presence of Sir Itchy and Sir Scratchy (they’ve been knighted since the […]

Join us at Hen Harrier Day on 6th & 7th August 2016

Hen Harrier Day 2016

This day is about celebrating this fantastic bird and to generate awareness of some of the problems it faces. Find your nearest Hen Harrier Day event.