Kingfishers disperse

September 6, 2015 at 6:11 pm

Kingfisher young
This is the time of year when this years fledged Kingfishers leave the streams where they were reared. They have spent the last few months learning how to catch fish and avoid such predators as Sparrowhawks. They will now leave the relative security of the streams where they were born and wander the waterways of the country until next spring when they will find a place of their own to breed. Click here

Conservationist Mark Avery has taken it upon himself to bring to the publics attention the plight of our Hen Harriers. I have been asked to provide some photos and discuss Hen Harriers and hides. This can be viewed on his Guest Blog.  click here (you may have to scroll down to find it)