Monthly Archives: June 2015

RSPB surveillance on private land

I read on the Raptor Politics blog that after a trial on 29 June a gamekeeper had been found not guilty in relation to wildlife charges by a district judge at Telford Magistrates court. According to the blog an investigations … Continue reading

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Death in the afternoon

An incident today reminded me that I have not blogged about the garden birds for a while. Some of the family were staying with us over the weekend and yesterday afternoon, in a rare spell of sunshine, we sat out … Continue reading

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Captive fox cubs and missing hen harriers

The League against Cruel Sports recently reported to the police that 16 fox cubs were being held in a barn near Malton in North Yorkshire. They claimed that the shed was fitted out to resemble a fox den, with large … Continue reading

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Casualty Hen – an update

‘Casualty Hen’ has now been re-named ‘Houdini Hen’.  I introduced the hen that was having its backside picked back to the others a week ago. I waited till after dark till all the hens were on their perches in the … Continue reading

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