March 2005 – vol. 98, issue 3, pp 153–155 Recent letters to British Birds question whether there has, in fact, been a real increase in breeding Honey-buzzards Pernis apivorus in Britain (Wiseman 2004), and suggest that the present population is `not certainly more than 30-50 pairs' (Mummery et al. 2004). Over the past 20 years, I have watched breeding Honeybuzzards at more than 30 locations in England, Scotland and Wales, and have discusse... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.