Category Archives: dead bird of prey

What do you when your concerns are being ignored by the Police?

As a result of the the previous blog about the poisoned Buzzard in the Longdendale Valley the raptor group and Mark Thomas the Head of RSPB Investigations went to see the Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner. We were assured during … Continue reading

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The Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative

The internal affairs of the Peak District Bird of Prey Initiative are not something we would usually publicly comment on. However, the annual report is being discussed once again and we are in a position where clear evidence of persecution … Continue reading

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Goshawk – Ladybower

On the 14th November 2018, we read a report from Derbyshire Constabulary Wildlife Crime Officer We were quite hopeful for a full recovery for this bird, he was bright and alert and there were no signs of external trauma.   … Continue reading

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Ringing Recovery – Peregrine Falcon Orange 3Z

In May 2016, PDRMG were invited by Wakefield Naturalists’ Society to ring the young Peregrine Falcons at the Cathedral in Wakefield. 4 Birds were ringed with BTO metal rings and fitted with Orange Darvic Rings 3Z, 4Z, 5Z and 6Z. Darvic … Continue reading

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Reporting Dead Birds of Prey

Please see this page for info on reporting dead raptors, if you would like any assistance please do not hesitate to Contact Us and we will do our best to help. On Friday I collected a dead barn owl from … Continue reading

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Sparrowhawk Recoveries – DD47654 (male) and EL61961 (female).

The 4th and 5th of last weeks ringing recoveries were Sparrowhawks. Once again PDRMG would like to thank the finders for reporting these birds, more details of what to do if you find a ringed bird or a dead bird of … Continue reading

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Kestrel Recovery – EX36030

Details of the 3rd of 5 recoveries from last week. A Kestrel one of a Brood of 6 ringed in June 2014 at a Glossop farm (in a box we erected in 2012) . This bird was recovered dead in 19/10/2014 … Continue reading

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Long-eared Owl Recovery – GN04387

Details of the 2nd of 5 recoveries received this week. A Long-eared Owl, one of a brood of four ringed near to Tintwistle, Derbyshire in May 2007. This bird was recovered dead in July 2014 98 KM from the nest … Continue reading

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Merlin Recovery EX36445

Due to some new systems at the BTO recoveries have been a little slow arriving, this is the 1st of 5. We would like to thank the finders for reporting these birds, more details of what to do if you … Continue reading

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News Update – Peak District Hen Harrier 2014

We are saddened to report the loss of 3 of the 5 hen harrier fledglings from the late nest in the Upper Derwent Valley. Early post-mortem results indicate that disease is most likely cause of death for all 3 birds. The … Continue reading

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