Britain’s birds of prey are back from the Britain’s birds of prey – many of which were once hunted to extinction – are having a golden summer this year

Britain’s birds of prey are back from the Britain’s birds of prey – many of which were once hunted to extinction – are having a golden summer this year

I watch in awe as an osprey settles on a Scots pine and returns with a large fish for its hungry chicks. Moments later, I’m up close and personal with a red kite, its nest waving in the breeze. Finally, I see a baby peregrine falcon take its first flight – the world’s fastest living […]

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Bushmeat hunting threatens hornbills and raptors in Cameroon’s forests, study finds

Bushmeat hunting threatens hornbills and raptors in Cameroon’s forests, study finds

Hornbills, vultures and eagles are being hunted for bushmeat in Cameroon in much greater numbers than previously thought, a new study has found. Previous research has shown that relatively few birds are sold in Cameroon’s markets compared to mammals and reptiles. However, market surveys can be biased toward commercially valuable wildlife, missing animals that are […]

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