Short-eared owl and Kestrel interaction

Wonderful capture last week by Phil Boardman of a short-eared owl interacting with a kestrel at Lunt Meadows, Sefton (A Mossman production) . You are able to follow Phil on Flickr at

The Kestrel becoming scarce in some parts of Scotland concludes new report

A combination of factors have been blamed for a decline in kestrels

The Kestrel once common across Scotland is becoming scarce in some places, according to a new report. Kestrels have been declining for a number of years and experts believe habitat loss and poisons used to control rodents could be to […]

The Kestrel – a raptor facing an uncertain future

I caught this morning morning’s minion, kingdom of daylight’s dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding Of the rolling level underneath him steady air, and striding High there, how he rung upon the rein of a wimpling wing.

The year of 1877 saw the placing of pen to paper and the creation of “the […]