Hen Harrier Day online tomorrow

Hen Harrier Day Online goes live at 10am tomorrow – introduced by Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin. To watch through the day visit the Hen Harrier Day YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/HenHarrierDayUK Alan Cranston, Chair of Hen Harrier Action, said:“The hen harrier is a symbol for our wider concerns about nature in the uplands and that is…

Natural England’s specific general licences from 2019

Recap: Bob Berzins discovered that Natural England had issued what amounted to a general licence for conservation purposes after they had stopped issuing general licences for conservation purposes (sounds odd doesn’t it – see Bob’s guest blogs Natural England licences; a cover up? Part 1 and Natural England licences; a cover up? Part 2). And…

An interesting paper

These results show that shooting has a greater non-lethal effect on crows than trapping. While trapping may be a more efficient way of removing crows than shooting, shooting not only reduces the number of nuisance animals directly, but also affects their behaviour and habitat use so that damage is reduced indirectly. https://bioone.org/journals/Ornithological-Science/volume-19/issue-2/osj.19.125/Alert-and-Flight-Initiation-Distances-of-Crows-in-Relation-to/10.2326/osj.19.125.short Likes(3)Dislikes(0)