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Skydancer is an exciting new four-year project aimed at raising awareness and promoting the conservation of hen harriers in the north of England.
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Betty's Story - on BBC iPlayer
If any of you didn't manage to catch it last night or happen to live outside the region, you can now watch Jude Lane talk about the tragedy of Bowland Betty and the issues facing hen harriers in England on Inside Out North East & Cumbria on BBC iPlayer ! It's only 8 minutes long but it does...
26 Feb 2013
North Tynedale: Glad to be Back
Stephen Temperley returns to Skydancer this month, reprising his role coordinating the North Tynedale hen harrier nest protection project. As the breeding season gets underway in earnest, he has some positive early news... Greetings from the RSPB Species Protection Coordinator for Northumberland!...
15 Mar 2013
Spring in North Tynedale: Hope Rekindled
While the unseasonable, windless heat of late has been just the ticket for us watchers in Northumberland, it hasn't exactly been conducive to the peregrinations of Circus cyaneus in prospecting for breeding territory. Hen harriers are creatures of the wind, able to efficiently cover vast amounts...
30 Mar 2012
Hen harriers & heartbreak - the story of a failed nest
With the appalling news published today that hen harriers have failed to breed successfully in England for the first time since the 1960's, Stephen Temperley, North Tynedale Species Protection Officer, reveals the heartbreak of looking after one of only two known failed nesting attempts this year...
9 Aug 2013
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