Category Archives: Nest Recording

Hobby Recovery – EY03640

The Eurasian Hobby is a migratory species. Birds arrive in the UK from early April and head off on migration in September/October. The entire British breeding population of Hobbies migrates south to spend the winter months in tropical Africa; the … Continue reading

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Recoveries – Merlin

We’ve not had any recoveries for a while but this week we have had three. Two of these were Merlin ringed at a nest in the north of the Peak District National Park on the 18/6/2019, the nest fledged four … Continue reading

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Peregrine rescue

Yesterday we received a call about a young Peregrine Falcon that had ended up on the ground and was being attacked by crows. Luckily someone had spotted it and recognised the danger the bird was in. The juvenile Peregrine was … Continue reading

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Peregrine nest fails in suspicious circumstances

Raptor persecution in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park is well documented, the links below give some background to historical and current persecution in the area and some background to this blog. Peak Malpractice 2006  – … Continue reading

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Barn Owl Boxes – An update

Over the last few years PDRMG with the help of a number of organisations, farmers and individuals have been building and installing Barn Owl Boxes around the Dark Peak.                   We would … Continue reading

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Barn Owl’s

Barn Owls hadn’t been recorded as a breeding species in the Glossop area since sometime in the 1980’s. With increased sightings each year it was fantastic to learn of  a pair breeding nearby in 2014. There were 5 young at the … Continue reading

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Merlin Recovery – EY03558

One of a brood of 4 Merlin ringed at a confidential site near to Mossley Gtr Manchester on the 1st of July 2015. This young female was recovered dead, a road casualty in Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire on the 30th of July. 85km … Continue reading

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