Monday, 30 June 2008


Turtle Dove and Yellowhammer.


Back-lit Merlin, interesting Buzzard and Common Sandpiper.

Tuesday, 24 June 2008

Short-eared Owl Family, Northumberland, late June.

This pair had at least 5 recently fledged young. The male did 95% of the hunting whilst the female usually kept watch nearby. He would finish hunting at 8am and resume at 7pm.

Male bringing vole to youngster.

Monday, 23 June 2008

Red Kites, Rutland

First three photos show an orange-tagged female chasing off a green-tagged male. At least 12 individual Kites visited this silage field as it was being cut.