Category Archives: Bird Conservation

Trying To Show Sympathy

This poor hunter is being victimised… Apparently, according to this article in The Press & Journal (Aberdeen), this poor chap has been prevented from enjoying his lifelong bird-slaughtering-for-fun relaxation by saboteurs in the form of birdwatchers at a Moray Scotland … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Conservation, Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Should Cats Be Culled?

The Week has summarised this subject in an interesting article from various sources on both sides of the pond, giving both sides of the argument. http://api.app.theweek.co.uk/editions/uk.co.dennis.theweek.single.issue1093/data/64410_9eb86a38446fe2346dacac3875632851/web.html Different countries have different viewpoints about cats. The ferals of Australia are a serious … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Conservation | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Red Knots – The Dilemma

I received this request from Audubon begging for money to help the Red Knot. A worthy cause, but it’s equally as important to make the situation more widely known too. “The 20,000-mile migration of the Red Knot — a sandpiper … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Conservation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Mother Nature’s Delicate Balance

This BBC article says: Conservationists believe they have identified the cause of a decline in numbers of a rare duck. In the UK, common scoters breed at only a few locations in the Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland and … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Conservation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Unacceptable Behaviour

Stop Hunting Now Continue reading

Posted in Bird Conservation, Stuff | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Afer 60 million years of extreme living, seabirds are crashing…

A new study finds that the world’s seabird populations have plummeted by almost 70% in just 60 years. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2015/sep/22/after-60-million-years-of-extreme-living-seabirds-are-crashing?CMP=share_btn_tw230

Posted in Bird Conservation | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments