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Hen harriers: missing in Bowland

Three male hen harriers have vanished in Lancashire.

Male hen harrier in flight © Simon Hawtin
Male hen harrier in flight © Simon Hawtin

Natural England is very concerned to hear of the missing male hen harriers from Bowland in Lancashire. Given the perilous status of the species, this represents a major setback for this year’s breeding season. We will continue to offer our support to the police to find out what has happened to these birds.

Published 8 May 2015