Category Archives: Inglorious

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Stirley Farm talk – Thursday evening, 27 October

I’m giving a talk at the YWT Stirley community farm on Thursday evening.  Details and how to book – click here. ‘Author, campaigner and naturalist Mark Avery on his campaigns to protect the Hen Harrier and why he thinks driven grouse shooting should be banned. The venue for the talk is Hall Bower Chapel, 69A […]

The gift that keeps on giving

The Gunning Wildlife, Conserving Tadpoles team make a habit of getting things wrong these days – there are three errors in this tweet of theirs. That passage purports to be a quote from my work in 2015 – in fact the GWCT have introduced two errors into the passage and it was actually a quote […]

World Birding TV launches

A new international internet birding magazine, World Birding TV, has just launched. Guess what? Episode 1 includes coverage of our campaign to ban driven grouse shooting and we get the chance to see and hear Amanda Anderson looking unconvinced and sounding unconvincing. Henry is filmed at the Bird Fair and a gamekeeper finds evidence of […]

Inglorious Duncan Thomas of BASC

Duncan Thomas works for BASC – he is their North of England Director. His Twitter handle is @DuncanBASC. Mr Thomas will, I understand, be on Countryfile this evening talking about grouse shooting. Over the last year and a bit Mr Thomas has shown a rather persistent interest in my finances (nothing to see here!). In […]