Going cuckoo!

One of the most exciting developments of recent years has been the ability to track birds with satellite tags – and the technology allows smaller and smaller birds to be tagged all the time. One of the most exciting current examples is that of cuckoos being tracked by the BTO as they make their way to…?…

Bobbing

Mark Avery is bobbing about on a boat off the south coast of England and doesn’t want to get salt water in his netbook. Back tomorrow. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Film it then forget it?

The BBC has confirmed its intention to close the BBC Wildlife Fund.  Chief axe-man, George Entwistle,  appears unbending to the arguments of those who point out that this move will not save the BBC appreciable money – it will simply cost nature conservation appreciable money. In its first week, 7000 people signed the petition appealing…

Talking naturally

I really enjoyed being interviewed by Charlie Moores in the garden of a Luton pub, and I really enjoyed listening to the interview again now it is online. We discussed farmers, grouse moors, the BTO, how I got into the RSPB and how I got out of it and I was asked to disclose the identity of…