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Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Buzzard’s call

I’ve finally found the active Buzzard’s nest deep in The Wood. It’s not this one: They’ve built another smaller one higher up …

Common Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Buzzard over Dartmoor

I’m hidden in the bushes waiting for Cuckoos when I see a Buzzard heading straight towards me up the hill. It veers …

Buzzards on Trendlebere Down - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Buzzard drama on Dartmoor

I thought that last week’s Buzzard drama over my local industrial estate was it for me. After all, how much great Buzzard …

Buzzards' Nest - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A Buzzards’ nest

Seeing a Buzzard land on a nest fills me with hope. There’s the possibility of the pitter-patter of tiny Buzzard feet this …

Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Pale

There’s a very pale Common Buzzard flying around me. Its breast and underwings are almost cream rather than dark brown. It makes …

Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The waterworks Buzzard

On a previous walk through the industrial estate I met a couple who said they’d seen a Buzzard at the waterworks on …

NA3 - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

NA3? Over our dead bodies

When I’m in Devon I live right in the centre of town but close to some wonderful green spaces. Large areas of …

Common Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Pale Buzzard

There’s a wide variation in the colouration of Common Buzzards. This one is particularly pale, without the dark brown breast markings and …

Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

How many Crows make a mob?

How many Crows make a mob? The answer is only one. The local Buzzard has taken off for its daily life of …

Peacock - Stover - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Huge bird up a tree

We’re cycling early in the morning in South Devon when I spot a huge bird in the top of a tree. It …

Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Peregrines v Buzzard

A bit of daily exercise means a walk up the hill and back. I’m trying to avoid the Grand Old Duke of …

Common Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Buzz #2

I’m still admiring the Stover Country Park Buzzard. It’s a glorious bird and seems oblivious to the crowd of people on the …

Common Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The Buzz #1

The legendary frog-eating Buzzard is back at Stover Country Park: Apparently it ate a mouse this morning: That won’t feed it for …

Black Kite - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Black Kite, Red Kite, Buzzard

We’re driving along the road in the south of Italy on the border between Puglia and Basilicata when we see a bird …

Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Buzzard in flight

I’m out for a walk along the River Exe with my camera. There are a few small wading birds around but nothing …

The Crow and the Buzzard - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

How many make a mob?

Crows react very badly to the presence of Buzzards. Here one took exception to a Buzzard in its field, mobbing it and …