Hen Harrier Campaign

Hen Harrier Weekend 2017

August 9, 2017

Video from Hen Harrier Weekend 5-6 August 2017 with the message to please join the Thunderclap to support Hen Harriers and all our upland wildlife. #stopkillinghenharriers

Chris & Mark Avery review The Real Price of Grouse

September 18, 2016

The havoc driven grouse shooting causes people and wildlife through the intensive land management needed to achieve high levels of red grouse for people to shoot.

Please write to your MP

September 11, 2016
Please write to your MP

Now’s the time to take constructive action and urge our MP’s to represent our views at the hoped-for Parliamentary debate to ban driven grouse shooting.

The Real Price of Grouse: Subsidies

September 10, 2016

Even if you have no desire to visit a grouse moor or shoot grouse you’re still paying for it. The government pays a subsidy to moorland farmers or grouse moor owners.

Brian May questions Chris about Hen Harriers

September 8, 2016
Brian May and Chris Packham

Chris says we can’t be lied to any more as Brian May asks him some penetrating questions about Hen Harriers and driven grouse shooting.

The Real Price of Grouse: Flooding

September 6, 2016

Does burned moorland support much life? And what effect does it have in the valleys during heavy rainfall? Please sign the petition.

The Real Price of Grouse: Medication & Hare Loss

September 2, 2016

Grouse medication and hare loss – just when you thought you’d heard all the bad stuff about driven grouse shooting, there’s more….

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.

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?