Five years on…

On the evening of 24 October 2007 I was on the train to London and received a phone call from one of my staff.  He told me that he had received a report from a Natural England staff member who had just seen two hen harriers shot out of the air on or near the…

Flocking to Snettisham

Last Friday I was up early, even for me, so as to be at Snettisham RSPB nature reserve by 0730 to see one of the UK’s finest wildlife spectacles.  And I wasn’t alone as the car park was almost full, even at this early hour. There were around 200 of us wrapped up against the…

RSPBiodiversity?

A while ago the results of a poll on this website suggested that the RSPB should not change its name, but it was only a few hundred people and the reasons for not changing were varied and contradictory. Then at the RSPB AGM there was a question about whether the RSPB was going to change…

Guest Blog – One year on – Jennifer Avery

Jennifer Avery has recently worked for the RSPB in northwest England and will soon start work for the RSPB in southwest England.  She has been blogging for a year and this blog appeared on her blog in late September. Follow Jennifer on Twitter as @jennifercavery. I’ve always loved wildlife and I was lucky enough to…

Ralph Underhill cartoon

Next week I will blog about badgers again, one day (not sure which day). The definition of a cartoon. Ralph Underhill is a talented cartoonist – more of his work can be found here.   Likes(0)Dislikes(0)