In reply to Nigel O:
Nigel O said:Interesting that Derbyshire Dales and the High Peak have the highest ratio of signatures in England so far. If they don't actually have Grouse Moors they are similar habitats.
I've seen distribution maps of birds of prey for the peak district Nigel and there is a black hole over what is called the dark peaks which is completely devoid of any Goshawks and Peregrines where they should be some, that is what initially got me interested in the Peregrines in Sheffield.
These petitions wont change this governments mind but keeping the news stories alive and every Hen Harrier that goes missing is another nail in the DGS coffin.
Botham's son went bankrupt last week owing money on shoots he runs and hopefully stories like this will make people demand that they stop giving the landowners £10 million in subsidies.
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