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Get the latest news on our hen harrier conservation work, including the five-year Hen Harrier Life+ project.
Results for Northumberland
  • 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: 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: Fun in the sun

    Children from West Woodburn First School and Newsham Primary School enjoy the sunshine & learn all about the building blocks of the moorland landscape on a Skydancer field trip in Northumberland, March 2014.
  • 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.
  • Media: Spectacular Skydancing

    Our hen harrier pair perform amazing aerial acrobatic feats on trapeze in the Skydancing Circus Show, 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.
  • Media: A sneek peak of rehearsals for the big performance

    The 'female hen harrier' examines her precious egg during rehearsals for the Skydancing Circus Show, July 2013. The show was created and performed by Five Ring Circus, the youth group of Newcastle-based Circus Central.
  • Media: Skydancing through Newcastle Green Festival 2013

    Taking our hen harrier puppet for a skydance through the crowds at Newcastle Green Festival!
  • Media: I spy - moorland school visits

    Pupil from West Woodburn First School, Northumberland, takes a break from investigating moorland plants to scout out some birds flying above the moor.
  • Media: Colourful flapping hen harriers

    Children and families made over 140 of these over the two days at Newcastle Green Festival! Download a template to make your own flapping hen harrier from www.rspb.org.uk/skydancer/education
  • Media: Skydancer workshop at St Joseph's Middle School, Hexham

    Students at St Joseph's Middle School, Hexham, get into character to debate the issues of hen harriers and grouse shooting in their local area.
  • Media: Lively Skydancer debate at St Joseph's

    Students at St Joseph's Middle School, Hexham, get into character to debate the issues of hen harriers and grouse shooting in their local area.
  • Media: Skydancer stall at Newcaslte Green Festival

    Family fun and games at the Green Festival 2013! Keep an eye out for the Skydancer roadshow at future events around the region...
  • Media: The magic of moss

    Pupil from West Woodburn First School displays an example of the peat-building sphagnum moss, on a moorland visit. Pupils learned all about how important sphagnum is to the moorland ecosystem and how it's so good at soaking up water that historically, people dried it out and used it as an absorbant...
  • Media: Voicing opinions in Skydancer debate

    Students at St Joseph's Middle School, Hexham, get into character to debate the issues of hen harriers and grouse shooting in their local area.
  • Media: Skydancing Schools workshop

    Students at St Joseph's Middle School, Hexham, get into character to debate the issues of hen harriers and grouse shooting in their local area.