Where to watch Waxwings

Waxwings are a colourful and charismatic winter visitor from Scandinavia and Northern Europe. The numbers that make the journey often varies with ‘irruption’ years recorded when a lack of feeding opportunities will drive much larger flocks over from the continent. As winter approaches keep an eye on any local Rowan Berry trees as this is one… Read more »

Go Watch Wildlife in December with an Owl prowl

During the winter there is an influx of Short-eared Owl from Scandinavia and Northern Europe, their arrival swells the numbers of our resident population of Owls. They are a medium-sized bird of prey, with mottled brown bodies and piercing yellow eyes. A specialist predator of small mammals, Voles comprise up to 90% of their diet. They can commonly… Read more »