Tag Archives: Birds of prey

H3 – found her again

A quick break from my South African trip blogs to report that I have positively spotted my local Buzzard H3 again. I’ve had times when I think I have seen her, but it’s been since October 2016 since I have … Continue reading

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Owls and Arrow the Badger

Over the weekend I heard that a Short-eared owl had been seen on my local patch so early evening on Saturday I went to see if I could find it. The field where it had been spotted is perfect for … Continue reading

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Red Kite hunting

As the cool autumn day slowly warms up the 2 Red kites on my local patch begin to hunt, twisting and turning on small gusts of wind as they search the ground for food. Every so often diving down with … Continue reading

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Male Kestrel

While out at the local reservoir, not looking for anything in particular, I came across a male kestrel drinking from a puddle. I quietly sat down on the ground and started to take some photos. He cautiously drank, all the … Continue reading

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Chance meeting with a Barn Owl

We were just driving back home this afternoon, down a country lane, when swopping over the road in front of our car came a white ghost – a Barn Owl. It looped around the field, crossed back in front of … Continue reading

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Finally confirmed H3 is still around

It has been three months since I have been able to positively identify H3, until over the weekend when I spotted her in a nearby field where I’m glad to say she is alive and healthy. Up until October I … Continue reading

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Red Kites

After years of persecution Red Kite numbers are now increasing and they can be seen all around the Oxfordshire area. They are easily identifiable by their forked tail. I have a number of both Buzzards and Red Kites on my … Continue reading

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