The kingfishers returned to their usual nest site on or around the 1st of March. The female could well be last years bird, although I always find it tricky being 100% certain about an individual bird’s ID after several months. The nest burrow looks like it’s already nearing completion, with a large pile of fresh […]
This is a 15 minute film that I have made using the footage that I gathered during the 2012 breeding season. It follows the adults from pair bonding through to the end of a dramatic and incident packed breeding season. The film is in HD and can be viewed full screen if required.
The Kingfisher breeding season finished a couple of months ago, so I thought I should post a somewhat belated update on the fate of the kingfishers second brood. My final update left things somewhat hanging in mid air with the male carrying a serious eye injury at the time the first brood fledged. The sad […]
Well, earlier in the year I had a visit from a film crew and Philippa Forrester. I’m now allowed to tell you that it was taken during the filming for Britains Big Widllife Revival. The segment will be part of the rivers programme that will be shown on Sunday 8th September on BBC1 at 5:35pm. […]