Archive of: Birds Wildlife

  • An evening at Castle Water

    An evening at Castle Water

    The evening is my favourite time for watching wildlife, it usually offers a special experience. I’d like to share last evening with you with these five short videos.

  • Stonechat

    Stonechat

    Meet the Stonechat, a robin-sized bird with a loud alarm call that sounds just like two pebbles clacking together.

  • The amazingly oceanic Kittiwake

    The amazingly oceanic Kittiwake

    They may not look like hardy sea-farers but Kittiwakes spend half the year wandering the Atlantic, making them the most oceanic gull in the world.

  • Species of the day: House Martin

    Species of the day: House Martin

    The delicate House Martin is a remarkably small bird, roughly the size of a Goldfinch. Along with the Swallow, it is without doubt one of our most welcomed spring arrivals

  • Species of the day: Sparrowhawk

    Species of the day: Sparrowhawk

    There can be few birds that portray a more spellbinding intensity than a Sparrowhawk, one of our mightiest aerial ambush predators

  • Species of the day: Jay

    Species of the day: Jay

    The magnificent Jay may well be regarded as one of Britain’s finest looking birds, markedly at odds with the rest of its family

  • Species of the day: Tawny Owl

    Species of the day: Tawny Owl

    The Tawny is by far and away our most numerous nocturnal bird of prey, heard regularly, but in stark contrast, seen far less often.

  • Species of the day: Bullfinch

    Species of the day: Bullfinch

    There can surely be few sights more wonderful in a British hedgerow or garden than that of a beautifully resplendent Bullfinch

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