Category: The Long Spring

Framing Nature: white-tailed eagle

The white-tailed eagle is a great conservation success story, but a lingering hatred for raptors on the grouse moors of the Cairngorms remains a threat.

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Letters from Gilbert: 3

On this day in 1771 Gilbert White, whose 300th anniversary we celebrate this year, was thinking about migration. Exactly 245 years later I visited his home on my own spring journey.

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Oktoberfeste

I'm looking forward to speaking at three very different festivals coming up in October.

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North Cornwall Book Festival talk podcast

Last month’s North Cornwall Book Festival was memorable, and the talks are available as podcasts for those who missed it. ...

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North Cornwall Book Festival

A year ago, I was at the North Cornwall Book Festival from where a BBC Countryfile programme was being filmed. ...

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The Grey Mountains where eagles meet their doom

Another outrage in the Monadhliaths ​“They are ice-white in the morning sun; under the snow, even now, the budding heather...

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