Category Archives: Inglorious

Sunday book – but not a review

  My book, Inglorious – conflict in the uplands was published almost exactly two years ago in hardback, and almost exactly a year ago, in an updated paperback edition (pictured above) .  I still haven’t made my fortune from it but it has sold well – over 5000 copies. It’s not a book about Hen […]

I love this time of year…

The run-up to Hen Harrier Day and the #Inglorious12th is always a great time of year. It’s when the worst elements of the shooting industry, and their hangers on, show how rattled they are, and let a little nastiness out for us all to see. Here’s an example from last year.  Since then they have […]

How you can help the Hen Harrier

Remember this video? Filmed in 2013, but only released in May this year, and it resulted in no prosecution. Hen Harriers are killed on grouse moors because they eat Red Grouse that people want to shoot for fun. Hen Harriers have had full legal protection since 1954 and yet the main factor determining their range […]

Nice to see in Waterstones in York


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 […]