The Scottish Gamekeepers Association (SGA) believes the impact of the country’s growing number of wind farms on protected wildlife may have been massively under-reported.
A temporary ban on the culling of mountain hares on grouse moors has been demanded by a coalition of Scottish wildlife organisations.
Gamekeepers and grouse moor managers are backing an Angus campaigner’s drive for a change in health policy to help fight tick-borne infections and limit the spread of Lyme disease.
Sir, - Harry Huyton’s call to stop killing mountain hares was highly emotive in language (November 17) but he may have to ask more questions if mountain hare conservation is his real aim.
Sir, - Your report, Gamekeeper warns of dead hares everywhere if protesters block cull, (November 10) is nothing more than scaremongering from a small minority keen to maintain their sport of commercial shooting.
A row between Sir Ian Botham and Chris Packham over whether grouse shooting should be banned saw the former England cricketer label the BBC wildlife presenter an "extremist".
Birds of prey with a record for stealing underwear have become more discerning this year, it has emerged.