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  • Media: Hen Harrier Foodpass #4

    With a long lens I was fortunate enough to witness this foodpass, high in the Antrim Hills. As he flies off, you can she she is still screaming at him, perhaps to encourage him to bring more food back quickly. Sadly this nest ended in disaster, when a Fox got the youngsters.
  • Media: Hen Harrier Foodpass #3

    With a long lens I was fortunate enough to witness this foodpass, high in the Antrim Hills. She now has the food.
  • Media: Hen Harrier Foodpass #2

    With a long lens I was fortunate enough to witness this foodpass, high in the Antrim Hills. You can see that the food has just been dropped by the male & she is reaching up to grab it. She was very vocal during the whole process.
  • Media: Hen Harrier Foodpass #1

    With a long lens I was fortunate enough to witness this foodpass, high in the Antrim Hills. The food can clearly be seen, being carried by the male.
  • Media: Male Hen Harrier

    How lucky can you get. I was sitting in one of my garden hides watching nesting Tree Sparrows at one of my garden boxes when this male suddenly appeared, quartering the field next to my garden.
  • Media: Female Hen Harrier

    Monitoring a nest I got this lovely shot of this gorgeous female Hen Harrier just after a food pass, high in the Antrim Hills.
  • Media: Hen Harrier Hero #4 #thankyou

    Skydancer has been nominated for Best Education Project in the National Lottery Awards 2014! Vote for us online by 23 rd July: www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/skydancer
  • Media: Hen Harrier Hero #3 #thankyou

    Skydancer has been nominated for Best Education Project in the National Lottery Awards 2014! Vote for us online by 23 rd July: www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/skydancer
  • Media: Hen Harrier Hero #1 #thankyou

    Skydancer has been nominated for Best Education Project in the National Lottery Awards 2014! Vote for us online by 23 rd July: www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/skydancer
  • Media: Hen Harrier education

    Skydancer is one of seven finalists short-listed for Best Education Project in the National Lottery Awards, as a result of our work with pupils like these two from Bellingham Middle School, June 2014. Vote for us online by 23rd July: www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/skydancer
  • Media: Gamekeepers for the future

    Gamekeeping students at Askham Bryan College, York, after taking part in a Skydancer hen harrier workshop - working together to secure a sustainable future for hen harriers and grouse shooting. Skydancer has been nominated for a National Lottery Award for Best Education Project. Vote online until 23rd...
  • Media: Heroic protection

    Two of RSPB's real Hen Harrier Hero squad, Chris Beever and Jim Harvey, mounting 24/7 guard on England's remaining hen harriers. (c) Steve Ormerod, Forest of Bowland, 2014.
  • Media: Hidden watch

    Assisted by telescopes and remote hidden cameras, RSPB staff and volunteers keep a 24/7 watch over two hen harrier nests in Bowland. (c) Steve Ormerod, 2014.
  • Media: Marvellous Moors

    Experiencing the amazing moorland landscape firsthand with West Woodburn First School and Newsham Primary School, on a Skydancer field trip in Northumberland, March 2014
  • Media: Creative collages

    Children from Newsham Primary School, Blyth, get one step closer to earning their Hen Harrier Hero Awards by making moorland collages, following their Skydancer field trip, March, 2014.
  • Media: Hen Harrier Poetry

    A lovely acrostic poem submitted by one child as part of their Hen Harrier Hero Award. www.rspb.org.uk/henharrierhero
  • Media: Spreading the word

    This fabulous hen harrier information leaflet was designed by one of the first children to complete their Hen Harrier Hero Award. www.rspb.org.uk/henharrierhero
  • Media: Heroic Moorland Collage

    A moorland collage created by one child as part of their activities to earn their Hen Harrier Hero Award. www.rspb.org.uk/henharrierhero
  • Media: Putting on a show

    Children from West Woodburn First School, Northumberland staged a hen harrier show as part of their activities to earn their Hen Harrier Hero Awards. www.rspb.org.uk/henharrierhero
  • Media: He's a Skydancer

    Male hen harrier shows off his skydancing skills during the Skydancing Circus Show, at Greenhead Duck Day, on 28th July 2013. The show was created and performed by Five Ring Circus, the youth group of Newcastle-based Circus Central.
  • Media: Narrator 'Mole'

    Mole was the narrator of our Skydancing Circus Show at Alnwick Garden and Greenhead Duck Day, 27-28th July 2013. The show was created and performed by Five Ring Circus, the youth group of Newcastle-based Circus Central.
  • Media: 'Flying' female

    Female hen harrier showing off her flying skills as part of the Skydancing Circus Show, at Greenhead Duck Day, 28th July 2013. The show was created and performed by Five Ring Circus, the youth group of Newcastle-based Circus Central.
  • Media: Carnival Games

    Children attempt to feed the hen harriers with beanbag voles at the Hen Harrier Carnival, as part of Greenhead Duck Day, 28th July 2013.
  • Media: Enthusiastic volunteers

    Volunteers on hand to talk to members of the audience and explain the plight of the hen harrier at the Hen Harrier Carnival, Alnwick Garden, on 27th July 2013.
  • Media: Love in the air

    Our hen harrier pair on trapeze in the Skydancing Circus Show, as part of the Hen Harrier Carnival at the Alnwick Garden, 27th July 2013. The show was created and performed by Five Ring Circus, the youth group of Newcastle-based Circus Central.