Two Hen Harrier arrests

Raptor Persecution UK does a fantastic job of keeping us all informed about raptor persecution, and their Twitter profile‘s words of ‘Think illegal raptor persecution is a thing of the past? Think again!‘ are just spot on. Last week and last night RPUK brought us all news of two alleged observed shootings of ‘protected’ Hen…

Brood meddling appeal

Two weeks today, we will be going back into the courts to appeal the judgment of Hon Justice Lang on brood meddling of Hen Harriers. We, and the RSPB, will be seeking to overturn her judgment that brood meddling of this threatened bird was legal because it was just, for now, research. Win or lose,…

#justice4henharriers – crowdfunder almost there!

The Hen Harrier is an amazing bird, and the image I’ve used here from Gordon Yates is an amazing image, and you are amazingly generous people. We are almost there and, until 11am today, we are still on Day 2. Thank you very much to over 250 donors. Another 23 fivers will get us there!…

#justice4henharriers – mid evening update

We’re jogging along with this crowdfunder – thank you for all your support. Over 144 supporters already and we’ve hardly started. It would be nice to get this out of the way fairly quickly though – you cannot imagine how often I check it! It’s very distracting. Here is the link to the crowdfunder –…

Justice for Hen Harriers – the appeal

The date is set for our (and the RSPB’s) appeal against the judgment in our judicial reviews challenging the legality of brood meddling. I challenged the legality of Natural England’s licensing of this otherwise illegal act on the grounds that there are legal alternatives to brood meddling that Natural England unlawfully ignored and failed to…