Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme Trends Summary 2009–2018

Osprey, by Graham Catley / BTO

Author(s): Challis, A., Wilson, M.W., Eaton, M.A., Etheridge, B., Kortland, K., Mattingley, W., Steele, L.D., Stevenson, A., Stirling-Aird, P., Thornton, M., Titherington, J., Wernham, C.V. and Wilkinson, N.I.

Published: November 2022  

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This report presents trends for raptors in Scotland based on Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme (SRMS) data for the period 2009 to 2018. Trends cover breeding numbers and productivity (breeding success, clutch size, brood size and the number of fledglings) at national and regional (SRMS Region and Natural Heritage Zones) levels for 14 species (13 raptors plus Raven) that breed regularly in Scotland: Osprey, Golden Eagle, Sparrowhawk, Goshawk, Hen Harrier, Red Kite, White-tailed Eagle, Buzzard, Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Kestrel, Merlin, Peregrine and Raven. 
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