Scottish birds of prey news


This video says about itself:

This video looks at two often confused falcons, the Kestrel and Merlin, and discusses the key features for separating the two.

In the south of Scotland, there is Caerlaverock Wetland Centre.

They report today on Twitter:

Raptor fest on the merse this morning. Female Hen Harrier, Peregrine [falcon], Merlin and Buzzard all from the Saltcot Merse Obs[ervatory].

A detailed 20 year review of the illegal killing of birds of prey in Scotland, published by RSPB Scotland, confirms that 779 protected raptors were illegally killed between 1994 and 2014: here.

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