Tag Archives: raptor

Two recoveries

We recently received the details of two recoveries of birds we have ringed. Both are cause of death unknown, could we please encourage people to consider reporting dead raptors if they find them, you can find more details here. The … 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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A wing and a prayer.

We received a call Saturday afternoon about a Buzzard that had got caught up in barbed wire near to Hope, Derbyshire. John Moseley was out walking his gun dogs in the vicinity of Hadfields Quarry Derbyshire Wildlife Trust when one of the … Continue reading

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Common Buzzard put down after being fatally injured in spring trap

Moorland owners and conservationists concerned at buzzard death in national park Conservation organisations and representatives of moorland owners have condemned the illegal trapping of a buzzard at Winscar Reservoir, near Holmfirth, in the northern Peak District National Park. Police, land … Continue reading

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Recoveries – Merlin (male) DD18698, Buzzard GC49780

We have received notice of 2 recoveries DD18698 – A Male Merlin, 1 of a brood of 5 birds ringed at a confidential site near Meltham in 2004. The bird was recovered dead near to Hebden Bridge on the 7th of … Continue reading

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Recovery EL61939 – Eurasian Hobby

We have had a recovery notice, a Eurasian Hobby, the bird was found dead on the 10th of June 2013 in Milagro, Navarra, Spain. A distance of 1286km from the nest site , 309 days after being ringed. 1 of a brood … Continue reading

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Recoveries 2013

We have recently received details of 2 recoveries GN04365 – Common Buzzard  One of a brood of 3 ringed on the 8th of June 2006 at a confidential site in South Yorkshire (Buzzards were still uncommon in our area at that … Continue reading

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