I've always had a soft spot for buzzards. I grew up on the North Wales coast, where buzzards were relatively common. I'd hear their lofty mewling calls as I walked to meet the school bus in the morning, and would watch them soaring overhead in the afternoon as I returned home. They were a mainstay of my wildlife-watching education -- a fundamental component of my … [Read more...] about Buzzards on patch… what a buzz!
On the patch
It was a day that I should have spent in the office working... but the forecast for the rest of the week was bad. This was the only weather window to get out around my local patch. Decision made I grabbed my binoculars and headed out. You never really know what to expect when you leave the house in search of wildlife. That sense of anticipation is like a drug... it heightens … [Read more...] about Otters: a breathtaking wildlife experience