Ospreys 

01 November 2019
Comments Reviews By Tim Mackrill Bloomsbury, 2019 (‘RSPB Spotlight’ series) Sbk, 128pp; many colour photographs ISBN 978-1-4729-5603-3; £12.99 It’s always nice to have a choice and for all but the most devoted of Osprey afi...
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Woodpeckers 

01 November 2019
Comments Reviews By Gerard Gorman Bloomsbury, 2018 (‘RSPB Spotlight’ series) Pbk, 128pp; many colour photographs ISBN 978-1-4729-5118-2; £9.99  The ‘RSPB Spotlight’ series is shining its bright, if rather narrow, bea...
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November 2019 – contents

01 November 2019
Comments Latest issues The latest State of Nature report, released last month, did little to gladden the heart. It suggests that since the 1970s there has been a 13% decrease in average abundance across the wildlife groups studied in the UK and that the declines continue una...
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My patch – Shieldhill Farm

01 October 2019
Comments Editorials My patch comprises Shieldhill Farm and some adjoining land, including the Bennan Loch and Lochcraig Reservoir, and lies close to the town of Eaglesham, in East Renfrewshire, around 15 km south of Glasgow. On the edge of the Eaglesham Moor, the farm is ...
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