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Scottish Raptor – September 2017

The latest issue of Scottish Raptor is now available. Please take a look here to find out all the news from the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme. Find out who won the 2017 Donald & Jeff Watson Raptor Award and read about a new research project that will be looking at integrating raptor conservation with forestry management. Back issues of Scottish Raptor can be accessed here. If you would like to sign up to receive future issues of the newsletter by email then please complete the form here.

Scottish Raptor – November 2016

The latest issue of Scottish Raptor is now available. Please take a look here to find out all the news from the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme and enjoy some fantastic articles from invited contributors, including an update on Gaby Peniche's PhD research looking into raptor health and a good news story about a young male Peregrine rescued by the Highland Raptor Study Group. Back issues of Scottish Raptor can be accessed here. If you would like to sign up to receive future issues of the newsletter by email then please complete the form here.

Forthcoming event – The North of England Raptor Conference 2016

NERF This year’s North of England Raptor Conference is being hosted by: The Durham Upland Bird Study Group and The Durham Bird Club and will be held on Saturday 19th November at the Xcel Centre (www.Xcelcentre.com) Aycliffe Business Park, County Durham, DL5 6AP. It is open to all with an interest in raptors in the uplands.  To learn more about the full one-day programme and how to book please go to www.raptorforum.co.uk/conference . Alternatively please contact: davidrawdubsg@aol.com for more information.

Scottish Raptor – May 2016

The latest issue of Scottish Raptor is now available. Please take a look here to find out all the news from the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme and enjoy some fantastic articles from invited contributors, including an update on this years national Hen Harrier survey. Back issues of Scottish Raptor can be accessed here. If you would like to sign up to receive future issues of the newsletter by email then please complete the form here.

Scottish Raptor – October 2015

The latest issue of Scottish Raptor is now available. Please take a look here to find out all the news from the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme and enjoy some fantastic articles from invited contributors, including an update on this years national Golden Eagle survey, an article on an exciting Kestrel satellite tracking project and an inspiring article on one raptor workers quest to uncover the mysteries of the Short-eared Owl. Back issues of Scottish Raptor can be accessed here. If you would like to sign up to receive future issues of the newsletter by email then please complete the form here.

Scottish Raptor – May 2015

The latest issue of Scottish Raptor is now available. Please take a look here to find out all the news from the Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme and enjoy some fantastic articles from invited contributors, including the latest from the Langholm Moor Demonstration Project and also a plea for Eagle and Sparrowhawk feathers from the Predatory Bird Monitoring Scheme. Back issues of Scottish Raptor can be accessed here.

New report on raptor trends published

Trends ReportHot off the press: SNH Commissioned Report 542: Raptors in Scotland - a methodology for developing trends and indicators The trends report can be downloaded here. The report presents provisional trends for many of the raptor species in Scotland which have largely been produced using SRMS data. We are going to build on the recommendations of this report and will be updating these trends over the next  year.  Keep an eye on the SRMS species pages as we will be publishing updated trends here as they are finalised.