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Hen Harrier breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bulgaria
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Russia
Spain
Sweden
Turkey
Ukraine

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Tue 11/08/15
RSPB: Another Hen Harrier shot in Scotland
RSPB Another Hen Harrier shot in Scotland
RSPB Scotland have issued an appeal for information after post-mortem results confirmed that a Hen Harrier found dead on a grouse moor in south-west Scotland in late April had been illegally shot.  read on read on
Fri 07/08/15
Lush Cosmetics releases bath bomb to save Hen Harriers
Lush Cosmetics releases bath bomb to save Hen Harriers
Ahead of Hen Harrier Day on 9 August, Lush cosmetics have released a new bath bomb named by TV presenter Chris Packham to help raise funds for the rare raptor.  read on read on
Wed 05/08/15
Hen Harriers have most successful English breeding season for five years
Hen Harriers have most successful English breeding season for five years
Natural England has issued a statement confirming that there were 12 English Hen Harrier nests this year, but also refuting accusations from You Forgot The Birds.  read on read on
Tue 04/08/15
Shooting body lashes out at RSPB with astounding claims
Shooting body lashes out at RSPB with astounding claims
The RSPB has responded to the latest extraordinary criticism from You Forgot The Birds, refuting allegations made by the shooting-industry-funded website, fronted by shooting estate owner Ian Botham.  read on read on
Mon 20/07/15
Review: Inglorious by Mark Avery
Review Inglorious by Mark Avery
In the run-up to the second-ever Hen Harrier Day and the start of the grouse-shooting season, Charlie Moores reviews Inglorious, the major new book by Mark Avery focusing on this persecuted raptor and examining the conflict in the uplands between conservationists and the shooting industry.  read on read on
Fri 17/07/15
Hen Harrier Day 2015
Hen Harrier Day 2015
Hen Harrier Day 2015 will unite thousands of protesters against raptor persecution, three days before the start of the grouse shooting season.  read on read on
Tue 02/06/15
RSPB: Male Hen Harrier disappears from Cumbria nest
RSPB Male Hen Harrier disappears from Cumbria nest
After the recently reported disappearance of a trio of Hen Harriers in Lancashire, another English bird goes missing from its North-West breeding site in mysterious circumstances.  read on read on
Wed 13/05/15
RSPB: Trio of threatened breeding birds of prey vanish
RSPB Trio of threatened breeding birds of prey vanish
Three nesting male Hen Harriers have vanished in Lancashire in as many weeks, further jeopoardising the species' survival as a breeding species in England.  read on read on
Tue 12/05/15
Scottish Natural Heritage: Scots asked to report Hen Harrier sightings
Scottish Natural Heritage Scots asked to report Hen Harrier sightings
The Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime Scotland has set up a 'Heads Up for Harriers' group to determine the current number of Hen Harriers in Scotland, and to identify specific threats to their survival.  read on read on
Tue 17/03/15
BirdWatch Ireland: Irish Hen Harrier Survey 2015
BirdWatch Ireland Irish Hen Harrier Survey 2015
BirdWatch Ireland is co-ordinating a search for Hen Harriers this summer.  read on read on
Fri 06/02/15
RSPB: Hen Harrier hotline reopens for 2015
RSPB Hen Harrier hotline reopens for 2015
The RSPB is once again appealing for sightings of the persecuted Hen Harrier to be reported this spring and summer.  read on read on
Mon 02/02/15
BirdWatch Ireland: Hen Harrier shot dead in County Kerry
BirdWatch Ireland Hen Harrier shot dead in County Kerry
'Heather', a well-known and popular Hen Harrier across Ireland, has been shot dead in her native County Kerry.  read on read on
Thu 23/10/14
RSPB: Cross-border project launched to save Hen Harriers
RSPB Cross-border project launched to save Hen Harriers
A new European Union-supported initiative has been launched with the aim of achieving a secure and sustainable future for Hen Harriers.  read on read on
Fri 26/09/14
The Hen Harrier known as Hope having its tag fitted at Bowland this spring. Photo: Jude Lane (www.rspb-images.com).
More tagged Hen Harriers vanish
Two recently satellite-tagged juvenile Hen Harriers have vanished in Lancashire in unexplained circumstances, and there is a £1,000 reward for information.  read on read on
Thu 11/09/14
Hen Harriers breed in Peak District for first time in eight years
Hen Harriers breed in Peak District for first time in eight years
It has been announced that five Hen Harrier chicks were raised on National Trust land in the Upper Derwent Valley, Derbyshire, this summer, though three later died.  read on read on
Tue 05/08/14
Hen Harriers: in the line of fire
Hen Harriers: in the line of fire
This summer is proving uncomfortable for grouse moor owners and managers, as their industry comes under public scrutiny and receives more criticism than ever before over the illegal targeting of the protected Hen Harrier. Mark Avery reports.  read on read on
Mon 04/08/14
Hen Harrier Day 2014
Hen Harrier Day 2014
Hen Harrier Day co-founder Alan Tilmouth on the young history of Hen Harrier Day, and the events taking place on 10 August 2014.  read on read on
Tue 17/06/14
RSPB: Glimmer of hope for England's Hen Harriers
RSPB Glimmer of hope for England's Hen Harriers
England's most threatened bird of prey has taken a small step back from the brink of extinction, with three active nests this year.  read on read on
Fri 09/08/13
RSPB: Hen Harrier reaches the brink of extinction in England
RSPB Hen Harrier reaches the brink of extinction in England
Both of England's last remaining pairs of Hen Harriers failed to breed successfully this year.  read on read on
Tue 11/12/12
RSPB: Cutting-edge science reveals bird of prey persecution
RSPB Cutting-edge science reveals bird of prey persecution
Technology shows a satellite-tracked Hen Harrier found dead in Yorkshire had been shot.  read on read on
Tue 15/05/12
RSPB: The future of England’s most threatened birds of prey hangs in the balance
RSPB The future of England’s most threatened birds of prey hangs in the balance
Worst year for Hen Harrier breeding since recolonisation.  read on read on
Wed 14/03/12
RSPB: Breeding success for Orkney Hen Harriers
RSPB Breeding success for Orkney Hen Harriers
Grazing management boosts numbers.  read on read on
Thu 08/12/11
RSPB: English Hen Harriers 'four steps' from extinction
RSPB English Hen Harriers 'four steps' from extinction
The Hen Harrier is the bird most likely to become extinct in England because of human pressure, says the RSPB.  read on read on
Wed 06/04/11
RSPB: Skydancers given wings
RSPB Skydancers given wings
An innovative upland bird of prey project has received a significant grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  read on read on
Wed 02/03/11
RSPB: Illegal persecution killing Britain's Hen Harrier population
RSPB Illegal persecution killing Britain's Hen Harrier population
Results from the 2010 Hen Harrier survey make depressing reading, with continued declines in many parts of the UK.  read on read on
Sat 19/02/11
Scottish Natural Heritage: Persecution stops the spread of Hen Harriers
Scottish Natural Heritage Persecution stops the spread of Hen Harriers
A recent report confirms that persecution is a significant factor limiting the growth of the Hen Harrier population.  read on read on
Fri 19/11/10
RSPB: What future for England's Hen Harriers?
RSPB What future for England's Hen Harriers?
The future of Hen Harrier as an English-breeding species hangs in the balance, with just seven successful nesting attempts this summer.  read on read on
Tue 16/11/10
RSPB: Critical link between Hen Harrier and livestock numbers
RSPB Critical link between Hen Harrier and livestock numbers
Study highlights importance of the right grazing levels for wildlife.  read on read on
Thu 16/09/10
RSPB: 20 years of shame as war continues against birds of prey
RSPB 20 years of shame as war continues against birds of prey
A report released today highlights the continued persecution of birds of prey, with 384 incidents of shooting, trapping and poisoning reported in 2009.  read on read on
Wed 09/06/10
Natural England/RSPB: Caught on camera: Eagle Owl raids Hen Harrier nest
Natural England/RSPB Caught on camera: Eagle Owl raids Hen Harrier nest
A newly confirmed threat to the beleaguered English Hen Harrier population?  read on read on
Fri 21/05/10
RSPB: Hunt for the harrier
RSPB Hunt for the harrier
Public urged to help in fight to save England's Hen Harriers.  read on read on
Thu 20/08/09
RSPB: Challenge to resolve Hen Harrier–Red Grouse conflict
RSPB Challenge to resolve Hen Harrier–Red Grouse conflict
Conservationists call for review of the way crimes against wildlife are dealt with in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  read on read on
Thu 11/09/08
RSPB: Where are all the harriers?
RSPB Where are all the harriers?
Numbers of Hen Harriers – England’s most threatened bird of prey - are flat-lining with no sign of a recovery.  read on read on
Thu 07/08/08
RSPB: New study shows Hen Harriers and waders can live together
RSPB New study shows Hen Harriers and waders can live together
Their principal songbird prey may be reduced.  read on read on
Tue 22/04/08
RSPB: launches campaign to stamp out bird of prey slaughter
RSPB launches campaign to stamp out bird of prey slaughter
Details of the new campaign, and a chance to download the latest report on bird-related crimes across the UK in 2006.  read on read on
Thu 06/03/08
RSPB: Looking out for England's Hen Harriers
RSPB Looking out for England's Hen Harriers
Round-the-clock protection to safeguard future of these persecuted birds.  read on read on
Tue 06/11/07
Hen Harrier shooting enquiry to go no further
Hen Harrier shooting enquiry to go no further
CPS blame lack of evidence.  read on read on
Wed 31/10/07 Webzine subscribers only
Hen Harriers shot on Royal Estate
Hen Harriers shot on Royal Estate
Norfolk Constabulary seek witnesses.  log in log in
Thu 14/06/07
RSPB: Volunteers Rally to Help Safeguard Rare Birds
RSPB Volunteers Rally to Help Safeguard Rare Birds
A task force of volunteers has rallied round to help with a 24-hour security operation to watch over a pair of rare birds of prey.  read on read on
Fri 27/06/03
England's 'Most Endangered Bird of Prey' Nests at North Pennines Site
England's 'Most Endangered Bird of Prey' Nests at North Pennines Site
Four young Hen Harriers - the most endangered bird of prey in England - have successfully flown from a nest in the North Pennines, the RSPB announced today.  read on read on
Thu 08/08/02
Chicks for Hen Harrier Recovery Project
Chicks for Hen Harrier Recovery Project
English Nature's Hen Harrier Recovery Project has recorded a great success this year with the fantastic news that six young birds have been safely reared in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the first successful breeding of this endangered bird in the Dales for nine years.  read on read on
Wed 01/05/02
Hope for Hen Harrier: English Nature encouraged by spring sightings
Hope for Hen Harrier
A new project aims to monitor and increase the English Hen Harrier population - can you help?  read on read on

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