Scotland to ban mass culling of mountain hares

Scottish parliament votes to give mountain hares special protection under the Wildlife and Countryside Act Thu 18 Jun 2020 Gamekeepers and grouse moor managers will be banned from mass culling mountain hares after Scottish ministers bowed to intense pressure from conservationists. The Scottish parliament voted on Wednesday night to give mountain hares special protection under …

Birds of prey become victims of crime

From Channel 4 News 29 May 2020 Birds of prey become victims of crime They’re some of the most magnificent birds seen in British skies but birds of prey, like the hen harrier, are increasingly the victims of crime – shot and poisoned in some cases to the brink of extinction. But residents in one …

RSPB Raptor Persecution Map

The RSPB’s Raptor Persecution Map Hub: it is the most complete centralised set of known confirmed raptor persecution incidents in the UK. Desktop version - click here Mobile/tablet version - click here

The 2019/2020 Hunting Season is finally over for us

Message from Manchester Hunt Sabs The 2019/2020 Hunting Season is finally over for us. https://www.facebook.com/ManchesterHuntSabs/videos/218579065954348/ Shout out to all of the Sab groups we've worked with this year, and to our amazing followers for the support you've shown us - We genuinely couldn't do it without you! 🦊 🦊 🦊 We'll be taking a couple of weeks …

Support your local Hunt Sabs

Hunt sabs are a dedicated group of people who take direct action against all forms of wildlife persecution, including foxhunting, hare hunting, shooting, badger culls and much more. They manage to save countless lives all year round, but unfortunately it costs money. Petrol and maintenance cost for their vehicle. Equipment such as radio’s, video camera’s, …

Police raid shooting estate over probe in to cruelty

17th October 2019 SCOTLAND’s most prestigious shooting estate has been raided as part of a major animal cruelty investigation. The Scottish SPCA, backed by police, last week swooped on two properties on the £17.5 million Millden Estate in the Angus Glens, widely regarded as the “holy grail” of grouse moors. Investigators were looking into allegations …

‘Ruthless cull’: Hundreds of thousands of animals being killed on private estates to protect grouse shooting, Chris Packham says

31st July 2019 Foxes, stoats, weasels and mountain hares ‘ruthlessly’ targeted alongside illegal killings of protected species, says TV presenter. Hundreds of thousands of animals including foxes, weasels and stoats are being legally killed in the UK to protect grouse moors, naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham has claimed. Packham was speaking to The Independent …

HSA tip off hotline

The Hunt Ssaboteurs Association now have a tip-off hotline that you can contact in strict confidence. If you have some information about a hunt/shoot or anybloodsport or have seen a hunt/shoot please get in touch, someone will respond to you as soon as possible. Call or text - 07443 148426

WTF? – Hen harrier chicks to be reared in captivity to placate grouse moor owners

6th June Hen harrier chicks will be removed from their parents and reared in captivity this summer in a controversial “brood management” scheme to placate grouse moor owners. Removing young hen harriers from nests on grouse moors is designed to prevent concentrations of the bird of prey on grouse shooting estates. Stopping hen harriers from …