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“…the North Kent Marshes are one of our growing conservation successes…but here’s the rub, slap bang in the middle of all this conservation is an area with no protection…” First published as a written article in Bird Watching magazine Bo […]
"...closer to my destination are roadside orchards, every tree too artificially stunted and thinned to develop nest holes..."
Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, talks in this short podcast about 'this
"...You used to be able to walk to the end of the street to hear larks sing or see hares running...Now it's one hell of a trek to
"...No sun, no moon - No dawn, no dusk, no proper time of day..."
Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, talks in this short podcast about November, gardening for wildlife, storms,
"...And just in case anyone out there thinks this is just this lone Grumpy Old sod banging on about cats again, wake up and smell the house burning
"...Even Mr Toad has to be helped across our over-busy roads. Mr Otter may be on the up but for how long will his fish-eating habits be tolerated
"The unpalatable truth is that many people enjoy killing things...the 'sport' of hunting is killing for pleasure, it diminishes the human spirit and desensitises the hunter to killing
"From an early age I have suffered profound and chronic - indolence...""
Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, set up the Birding For All website which seeks "to improve access
"...the warm water running down my face, wasn't - it was a red liquid better kept inside my inner tubes..."
Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, was meant to give a
Over the last half dozen years Bo Beolens (aka the Fatbirder) has had his wry, wise, and straight-talking column 'The Grumpy Old Birder’ published in three different magazines.