The UK has a fantastically diverse range of birds of prey for what is a relatively small crowded island. We should be proud of them, but sadly they still face a variety of pressures more often than not at the hands of humans. Check out the list below…
- Road traffic
- Habitat loss
- Rodenticides & Pesticides
- Wind turbines
- Climate change
- Egg collecting/illegal trade/Disturbance
These are just some of the things that birds of prey have to contend with when it comes to surviving in the UK, but what can we do about it? Raptor Aid believes that by thinking about our actions and looking at the bigger picture we can make a difference to the lives of birds of prey in our country. Click on each category to find out a bit more. If you want antthing else to be covered in this, let us know!