Keith Broomfield

Nature writer
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Nature Watch: Pearls of the ocean

June 1 2019

The cliffs at Fowlsheugh are packed with more than 130,000 breeding seabirds during the spring and summer months. It is the largest mainland seabird colony on the east coast of Scotland.

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Nature Watch: Should we cull ravens?

May 11 2019

Ravens are intelligent and enshrined in our folklore from the earliest of times and until recently relatively scarce birds in Scotland. The population is now recovering in many parts of the country.


Nature Watch: the magic of spring

April 13 2019

It was, oh, so brief; a tantalising glimpse of a large white-winged bird momentarily swirling above a stand of pines. But it was enough, all I needed to satisfy my craving to spot my first osprey of the year.