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Grumpy Old Birder Feature

GOB 52 Curious Beaks

“…ca we stop trying exploit or tame Nature and instead find ways to share with her – She is after all our Mother, not our enemy…” In this short podcast Bo (or his alter ego the Grumpy Old Birder) reminisces […]

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Book Review: The Wildlife Artist’s Handbook

Book Review: The Wildlife Artist’s Handbook

Some time ago (I just checked and it's nearly four years! Wow) I met and interviewed Jackie Garner, author of 'The Wildlife


Book Review: WILDGuides ‘Britain’s Dragonflies’ (3rd Ed)

It only seems like last year that I wrote a review of the second 'Fully revised and updated' edition of WILDGuides 'Britain's Dragonflies'. That review, I realised


Off to Malta, back next week

Next week I'm travelling to Malta with the League Against Cruel Sports and one of my heroes - Bill Oddie OBE. I have to say I'm not looking

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Kickstarter: Great Chalfield – A Guide to Insects


Kickstarter: Great Chalfield - A Guide to Insects


Back in July 2009 my family and I moved into a small cottage at Great Chalfield, a National Trust estate

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BirdLife Malta: Legality of spring hunting under fire in Malta and Brussels

Ironic, isn't it, that while a trio of birdwatchers are putting themselves through pain and discomfort to raise awareness about the rapid decline of the Turtle Dove,


LACS: Hunting Act Under Threat

Press-release from League Against Cruel Sports:

  • "Breaking News: League Trustee and MP, Chris Williamson gets Prime Minister David


Champions of the Flyway

Champions of the Flyway is a major new international bird race taking place in , Israel – one of the

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Birders Against Wildlife Crime


Birders Against Wildlife Crime

Last night Channel 4 News broadcast a short and extremely welcome report on the persecution of raptors on Scottish grouse moors, triggered by the


RSPCA: Reporting cruelty to animals Q&A

Today is International Animal Rights Day, and to mark it we're posting a Q & A with the Calie Rydings, a Senior Press Officer with the RSPCA,


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