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

‘Surge’ in illegal bird of prey killings since lockdown

15th May 2020 The wildlife charity the RSPB says it has been "overrun" by reports of birds of prey being illegally killed since the lockdown started six weeks ago. Species of raptors (birds of prey) that had been targeted include hen harriers, peregrine falcons, red kites, goshawks, buzzards and a barn owl. The wildlife charity …

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, …

Gruesome gamekeeper kept ‘kill list’ and dumped ‘1000 animals into stink pit’

A gamekeeper suspected of running up one of the biggest kill lists of endangered animals in Scottish history has escaped a jail sentence. Alan Wilson, 61, was convicted of illegally killing dozens of animals on Longformacus Estate near Duns in the Scottish Borders . But investigators believe animals including goshawks, badgers, buzzards and an otter represented only the tip …

Britain’s countryside is dominated by bullies – as Chris Packham has found

15th August 2019 George Monbiot People who challenge shooting, hunting and the destruction of wildlife are too often treated like vermin. I’ve often thought, watching the felling of ancient trees, the slaughter of wildlife and the stripping of topsoil: “I love this land more than the owner does.” While there are plenty of careful landowners, …

Game birds subject to ‘cruel’ conditions, undercover footage shows

Game birds subject to 'cruel' conditions, undercover footage shows As England’s pheasant egg imports double in three years, campaigners condemn lack of laws regulating rearing and breeding for shooting industry Wed 14 Aug 2019  A farm in central Poland where pheasants have their septums pierced to attach plastic masks over their beaks so they cannot …

‘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 …