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Skydancer

Skydancer
Get the latest news on our hen harrier conservation work, including the five-year Hen Harrier Life+ project.
Latest blog posts
  • #HenHarrier – the power of a tweet

    In case you haven’t found it already, the Skydancer project now has its very own Twitter account @RSPB_Skydancer. You probably know this already. In fact, you probably linked to this blog directly from there. We deliberated long and hard over...
  • Bowland 2013

    When I first met with performance maker Louise Ann-Wilson last February (2012) she was wanting to know more about the ‘home’ of the hen harrier, its ecology and its history as a breeding bird in the UK. Bowland obviously plays an important...
  • We're not giving up

    If you haven't come across it yet, see Martin Harper's blog here for a guest post by Jude Lane on our determination to bring hen harriers back from the brink. We are down but not out. We're not giving up.
  • 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...
  • Sunshine and Skydancers - a weekend of circus magic

    The Hen Harrier Carnival was a fantastic success! We had blazing sunshine and around 3,500 people at the Alnwick Garden throughout the day on Saturday 27th July and even the heavy rain on Sunday morning at Greenhead couldn't dampen our spirits. The...
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Latest photos
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Hen Harrier Hero #2 #thankyou

Skydancer has been nominated for Best Education Project in the National Lottery Awards 2014! Vote for...
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Hen Harrier Hero #1 #thankyou

Skydancer has been nominated for Best Education Project in the National Lottery Awards 2014! Vote for...
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Hen Harrier education

Skydancer is one of seven finalists short-listed for Best Education Project in the National Lottery Awards...
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Gamekeepers for the future

Gamekeeping students at Askham Bryan College, York, after taking part in a Skydancer hen harrier workshop...
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First glimpse of our hen harrier family

This clutch of five chicks are the first hen harriers to hatch in the Forest of Bowland since 2011. ...
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Heroic protection

Two of RSPB's real Hen Harrier Hero squad, Chris Beever and Jim Harvey, mounting 24/7 guard on England's...
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Hidden watch

Assisted by telescopes and remote hidden cameras, RSPB staff and volunteers keep a 24/7 watch over two...
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Standing guard

Assisted by telescopes and remote hidden cameras, RSPB staff and volunteers keep a 24/7 watch over two...
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Marvellous Moors

Experiencing the amazing moorland landscape firsthand with West Woodburn First School and Newsham Primary...
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Creative collage 2

One of the finished moorland collages created by children from Newsham Primary School, Blyth and West...
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Creative collages

Children from Newsham Primary School, Blyth, get one step closer to earning their Hen Harrier Hero Awards...
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Fun in the sun

Children from West Woodburn First School and Newsham Primary School enjoy the sunshine & learn all...
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