Dinner Time

March 8, 2020 at 8:10 pm

When we first visited Islay in 1976 we never even saw a Buzzard there were so few of them. Now, more than forty years later, there are more than one hundred pairs. They are so common because on Islay there is no persecution and they will eat almost anything. This weeks gallery includes both Barnacle Goose and Hare as prey, neither of which had been killed by the Buzzard. One was a road casualty and the other had hit a power line. There is more to this than meets the eye as both were provided by me in the hope of attracting a Sea Eagle! – instead all I got was the ubiquitous Buzzard!! click here