• New homes for orphaned peregrines

    It was bright and sunny on 22 May and I found myself heading down the M6 to meet my colleague, Guy, and some concerned locals near Dudley to check out a peregrine falcon's nest site.

    Previously, we had received numerous phone calls from locals, who believed that several metal spring traps had been put on a peregrine nesting ledge. Spring traps can legally be used under cover to kill rats and other small mammals, but…

    • 16 Jun 2008