All posts tagged shooting estates
A conversation with Lawrie Phipps, birdwatcher, campaigner, and long-time Trustee of the ‘League against Cruel Sports’, about the work of the League (as it’s often called), its campaigning, the use of social media, and the newly-released three part, 30 minute documentary ‘Gunsmoke and Mirrors’ which investigates the cruelty inherent in the shooting industry.
Last year a study by bird of prey experts reported that only 1% of the naturally occurring number of Hen Harriers are successfully breeding on the UK's grouse
Grumpy Old Birder #32 - 'Just when'
"...Defra is going to issue licences allowing pheasant shoots to trap Buzzards and destroy their nests. This is not just immoral and
The RSPB is stunned by Defra’s plan to allow the destruction of buzzard nests and to permit buzzards to be taken into
This story broke a few days ago and has been well covered in the 'wildlife press'. The poisoning took place two years ago, the keeper lost his house,