Highlights and images from Langholm Moor – Rough-legged buzzard, hen harriers and goshawk

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Langholm moor at this time of year, with spring just around the corner, never fails to excite with interesting updates of visiting raptors and other returning birds to this Scottish border region. February has seen mother & daughter, Grainne & Annie, first moving north before returning south as the weather begins to improve. To follow the movements of  both hen harrier this year on the maps provided, and read about the rough-legged buzzard and goshawk.  Click here to be directed to the Langholm Moorland Blog where you can view many excellent images, you won’t be disappointed.

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Hen Harrier feeding her chicks on Langholm Moor. One moorland area in Scotland where these rare raptors are able to find safe refuge. 

1 comment to Highlights and images from Langholm Moor – Rough-legged buzzard, hen harriers and goshawk

  • John Miles

    The fact the Rough-Legged Buzzard moved on may suggest lack of voles on Langholm moor, and what may that do to the harriers and Short-eared owl’s! The RL Buzzard on the other hand has found a wintering site on a moor where BOPs are removed with plenty of voles.