Spring Migration Tour on The Strait of Gibraltar with Stephen Daly. 13th-20th April 2016

Spring Migration – Watching Birds and other Wildlife crossing from Africa to Europe. A male Montagu’s Harrier displaying near Casas Viejas-Benalup A White Stork flock arrives at Bolonia, with Morocco in the background The Strait of Gibraltar awaits the return of wintering birds from Africa to Europe each spring On this special spring tour, we […]

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Flight School

The 2015 class of Canada geese (Branta canadensis) naval aviators started flight school this week! I’ve been watching these youngsters on daily dog-walks in the park since early May. When they first showed up I noticed the their resemblance, in size and coloration, to the yellow puffball flowers of the American sycamores (Platanus occidentalis) towering […]

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Can Rewilding Bring Nature Back to Modern Britain?

Britain’s most endangered animals and plants have declined by 58 percent since the 1970s, and one in ten is threatened with extinction, according to a recent report. The U.K. has lost 44 million birds since 1966 and, historically, more large mammals—including wolves, lynx, bears, beavers, boars, moose, bison, and wolverines—than any other European country except […]

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