Rachel Carson’s prediction have become a reality across the Forest of Bowland.

An account of a day walking the isolated and beautiful fells of Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland, where indigenous raptors that were reasonably common twenty years age are being threatened by unprecedented illegal practices. These criminal activities are being specifically undertaken to conserve and increase red grouse numbers which are then shot for sport at the […]

The Derbyshire Peak District. My autumn visit to a successful goshawk hotspot.

My early days in Derbyshire.

1947 in Derbyshire

As the second world war was coming to an end I first saw daylight when I was born in Glossop just two miles from the boundary of the soon to be formed Peak District National Park. I recall in my early […]

The Merlin a new book by Richard Sale, Reviewed here.

The Merlin by Richard Sale

Self Published by Snowfinch Publishing

ISBN 978 0 9571732 1 7

March 2015 richard@snowfinch.co.uk

Hardback Price £40.00 Pages 304

For all birds of prey lovers this book fills a gap for a species which so many birders often miss as this little rocket flies through the uplands […]