Red kite

Mike's 200 bird challenge Blog 6

One of the birds on my ‘tricky’ list, and one that is unfortunately not doing very well nationally, is the Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. It is a bird that I have never seen, so on Saturday 2nd March…

Mike Bell on Earls Hill

Mike's 200 bird challenge Blog 2

Not that I need much excuse to go birding but a free afternoon on a glorious sunny late winter’s day gave me the perfect excuse to nip out to SWT’s Earl’s Hill nature reserve, on the hunt for…