Compiled by Adrian Pitches

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Falconers granted licences to take Peregrine chicks from the nest

Natural England has issued licences to falconers to take young Peregrine Falcons Falco peregrinus from the nest so they can establish a captive breeding programme. NE cites the ‘cultural heritage’ of falconry as


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