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Our work

Our work
You might be surprised to read that our work is far broader than nature reserves and Big Garden Birdwatch. Read more about what else we do.
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A male hen harrier takes a dive at the camera - photo by Amy Challis, Bowland 2008
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If you like it then you'd better put a ring on it

A newly ringed hen harrier chick, Bowland 2011. Hen harriers are very site-faithful and when they reach...
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Deep in the heather

Female hen harrier near her nest - photo by James Leonard
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It's my first day

Newly hatched hen harrier chick, Bowland 2005. Hen harrier chicks will hatch one after the other in the...
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On the wing

Great shot of a female hen harrier in flight over the upland landscape. Note the characteristic white...
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I spy - moorland school visits

Pupil from West Woodburn First School, Northumberland, takes a break from investigating moorland plants...
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The magic of moss

Pupil from West Woodburn First School displays an example of the peat-building sphagnum moss, on a moorland...
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Moorland mini-beast hunt

Boys from Honrby St Margaret's CE Primary School get close up and personal with some of Bowland's...
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What's hiding in the heather?

Moorland is a wonderfully diverse and complex habitat, made up of so much more than just heather. Pupils...
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West Cumbria Game Fair 2012

Skydancer stall at the West Cumbria Game Fair 2012, Armthwaite Hall, Keswick.
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Wintering hen harriers return to the Dee Estuary

Though they breed in the long heather of our upland moors in the summer, in winter, many hen harriers...
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Wintering hen harrier on the wing

While some birds have very clear winter migration patterns (eg ospreys go to West Africa), hen harriers...
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