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Pics from a trip to Upton Warren, 4 Decemember
Some trips from a visit to Upton Warren earlier this month on a beautiful winter's afternoon. Cormorant Part of a Starling flock which is apparently now growing to display proportions A pair of Buzzards who were either displaying or buzing each other, being harried by Crows eventually...
20 Dec 2013
Pics from my patch today.
Not a lot of birds about today - none showing themselves in the hedgerows and next to nothing on the scrapes. So its mostly flight shots and insects. Buzzards Sparrowhawk which was instantly mobbed by the House Martins and Swallows Swallows Bathing House Martin Three of...
10 Aug 2013
Could I have seen a bird of prey in the garden?
We occasionally get queries about birds of prey venturing into gardens often resulting in rather stumped observers who did not expect to see such creatures at such close quarters. Here are just a few quick fire questions and answers that we often encounter about birds of prey in the garden. What was...
22 Mar 2012
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...
4 Aug 2011
Destruction of beautiful wetlands reserve with wonderful and rare birds - we need you to sign our petition to stop it!
HELP SAVE SALGADOS
A recent article written by keen birder Frank McClintock..... You may not have heard but unfortunately, the Portuguese government has just given the go-ahead for development totaling 359 hectares all around Salgados (or Pera Marsh as it's known to some), down in the Algarve, an area just as valuable...
27 Sep 2012
compact cam take2.....nothing exciting i`m afraid :(
30 Mar 2013
just before i turned off....along came the redpolls and goldfinches xx
i was ready to turn off my camera when i noticed these just starting to argue over the Niger feeder so i managed a couple of pics, please remember these are taken with a compact camera so the quality isn`t top notch but still decent i think xxxx
23 Mar 2013
another go with my compact cam, cold weather doesn`t seem to be putting these off xx
i am still waiting for my new camera so in the mean time i take pics with my compact so the quality isn`t always top notch but i still think these are decent enough to recognise what they are xxx
27 Mar 2013
compact camera and a real beaut of a goldie pic wahoooo lol
i have just taken this with my compact, not bad for a beginner hey lol
11 Apr 2013
Re: Decline of kestrels
John B (not the sloop)
Kestrels used to be commonly seen hovering over trunk road verges when they provided ideal open grassland hunting opportunities. The big highway tree planting schemes of the 1970s and 80s have changed the habitat considerably as they have become young woodland and unsuitable for Kestrels. I can't...
15 Aug 2010
Re: another mystery bird of prey - sparrow hawk? hen harrier? white tailed eagle possible or impossible?
John B (not the sloop)
Welcome to the RSPB Community Aviva (I used to have a Viva- in fact I had two in succession). Brown and impressive in a Welsh garden sound more like Buzzard than anything. Sparrowhawks (even the larger females) lack the grandeur of Buzzards. JBNTS
30 Jan 2011
this now lives in my garden which type of bird of prey is it, it has leather straps onits legs,do i feed it?
24 Jun 2010
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