Monthly Archives: April 2015

General licences – some guidance

A tweet where wrong advice was given has prompted this post. A lady asked how she could get rid of a pigeon which was nesting in her storage cupboard. The advice from two different charitable organisations was that no action … Continue reading

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New book review – ‘Back from the Brink’ by Malcolm Smith

Back from the Brink is a fascinating book covering a range of animals world-wide whose declines have been halted and reversed. They include Arabian oryx, black rhino, wild turkey, European bison, humpback whale, various species of vulture, mountain gorilla, whooping … Continue reading

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Deer poachers on the Isle of Mull

I read last week of a number of deer poachers being arrested by the Gardi in Ireland. It put me in mind of a capture for deer poaching that I had in the late 1970s. Many of my better captures … Continue reading

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Ospreys at T in the Park – comment

Despite being retired I have had two contacts regarding the Strathallan (T in the Park) ospreys over the Easter weekend. One contact was by email; the other by telephone.  Firstly this is an extremely difficult situation. T in the Park … Continue reading

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