Birds of Prey

Just a few images of birds of prey, Raptor which means to Sieze or Grasp. Several bird species are considered Raptors Eagles, hawks, falcons and kites. In the UK I have only captured the Kestrel which hovers then dives for its prey. I also have the Buzzard. I don’t class the Red Kite as a…

Blackie and the Buzzard

Along the lane, through the gate into the field; the brakes went on. Over to my right a juvenile Common Buzzard sits looking into the grass. I get off the scooter, being careful not to scare it. I pop the camera over the wall. I could tell that it was a young buzzard by the…

Five Years of Waiting – The Buzzard Story

Once upon a time there was a man who built a hide to watch the wonderful wildlife his little tranquil retreat had to offer. It was a simple hide, nothing special just a shed. A lick of black and green paint, a colour he was very familiar with, would do – maybe a small brew…