Plan to remove hen harrier chicks and raise them in captivity dismissed as 'nonsense'

Conservationists say government scheme, aimed at placating grouse moor land owners who object to the birds breeding on their land, will not boost numbers of the endangered birds

The Guardian

Last updated on 18 January 2018

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Kingdom
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Agriculture and hunting
Species: 
Circus cyaneus
Species group: 
Birds