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  • Blog Post: Raptors around the Rock

    There really isn't a great deal to say about our Peregrines this week, as we've hardly seen anything of them! However, I thought this would be a good opportunity to tell you a bit more about the other raptors we see up at the Symonds Yat rock. Buzzards are seen every day and they are now the...
  • Blog Post: Raptor Enrapture at Symonds Yat

    After a flurry of Bank Holidays and regal nuptials, it’s time to bring the tales of Symonds Yat up to date. Our Peregrines are almost certainly on eggs, as the traffic to and from the nest hole will testify. The female is doing the majority of the incubation as expected and the male spends lots...
  • Blog Post: A very modern man

    The prize for Birmingham's most modern male must surely go to the male kestrel nesting at Aston University. Of the six eggs laid, five have now hatched, and the webcam set up on their nest reveals that both the male and female are taking equal shares of the parenting duties. Join us at our roving...