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Hen harrier: An appeal for help

  • Duration: 6 minutes
  • Released: 2008

Due mainly to illegal killing, the hen harrier is Britain's most endangered bird of prey, with only 10 pairs breeding successfully in England in 2008. Julian Pettifer explores some of the issues surrounding their perilous state.


ProducerSimon Normanton
Executive ProducerMark Percival

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