Nature Watch

Perfect kestrels

January 19 2019

Kestrels can be found in a wide variety of habitats, including moorland, farmland, coastal cliffs and in our towns and cities. The field vole is its preferred prey.

Jim Crumley

Birds existing in hillside harmony

January 31 2017

It is satisfying to know the special relationship still hangs together so well after all these years, especially given the increasingly tricky vagaries of our 21st century world.

Man with two dogs

In bonny Border country

October 8 2016

Magpies are the sharp-suited Jack the Lads of the bird world. They have all the cunning and intuitive sense of self-preservation of the crow family of which they are members.