Golden Eagles part 2 

The long drive North happened again with another trip to check on the status of the Golden eagles we are monitoring this year. This visit was to try and locate … Read more


Now would be a great time to get out and see your local Raven family! An early breeder here in the UK and now a much more common sight in … Read more

Busy day monitoring Tawny owls

On Tuesday I visited the Tawny owl boxes I monitor on behalf of the Gloucestershire raptor monitoring group. Last year myself and Rich Harris from the group built and erected … Read more

Easter eggs

I hope you all had a nice Easter and got lots of nice chocolate eggs to eat, its not just the chocolate eggs I was waiting for though because as … Read more

Golden moments

So as you hopefully know conservation of birds of prey is at the forefront of what Raptor Aid is all about. When I’m not working with captive birds of prey … Read more

What’s that pellet?

Have you ever come across an owl pellet? bit of a strange question really but if you did would you know what your looking at and how monitoring them can … Read more

New nest box tags

Check out our smart new nest box tags, these will be attached to all our future nest boxes to aid us in monitoring and also tells people where they can … Read more

A tracking good time

A question I have been asked hundreds of times whilst working with birds of prey is have you ever lost a bird and how did you get them back. Well … Read more

Whats occurring

Silence is golden or in my case it usually means mischief! Well at the moment I’m busy planning events for 2016 and discussing ideas with various organisations who seem interested. … Read more

Give me birds……

The other day someone asked me where they could go to see birds of prey in the wild? I paused for a moment and had a flash of memories whizz … Read more