Monthly Archives: May 2016

May Days

The Morava today produced a bumper crop of birds of prey: some of the fields were being mown, and an impressive variety of predators spotted their chance. The imperial eagle stayed frustratingly high: while the red kites and kestrels were … Continue reading

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Osprey and chicks

I took a break from watching the osprey chicks emerging on the webcams from Scotland, to spend some time at our own birding hotspot: the Morava river. Imagine my surprise when I saw this fellow flapping upstream towards me: It’s … Continue reading

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