Tag Archives: birds of prey

Monday Bird of the Week No.36 – Great-spotted Woodpecker

After featuring a couple of birds of prey, we move to one of our most popular birds, the Great-Spotted Woodpecker. Advertisements

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Monday Bird of the Week No.35 – Kestrel

Another bird of prey today, another we see less often than we used to. A bird that was once synonymous with motorway journeys, hovering by the roadside. The Kestrel.

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Monday Bird of the Week No.34 – Sparrowhawk

It’s been a while since Bird of the Week covered any of our birds of prey, so today we turn our attention to one of our most common. The Sparrowhawk.

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The world’s least subtle hunting technique

Many birds of prey are master hunters, capable of deploying speed, stealth and agility in a lethal combination that spells death for smaller birds and mammals. And then there’s this guy…

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