Winter Birds

We really don’t have too much snow down here on the Devon/Cornwall border, so a covering of the white stuff was a bit of a novelty on two separate weeks in March. I could have panicked and ran around with my long lens and end up photographing nothing at all or just stay in the […]

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Great tits’ ‘black ties’ smaller in the city

Urban great tits have smaller black breast stripes than their rural neighbours, a study has found. Scientists discovered significant differences between birds living in Barcelona, Spain and a nearby forest. Smaller “black ties” appeared to improve male great tits’ survival rates in the city, while in the countryside birds with larger ties fared best. “The […]

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