Meet the Model – Bobby the Blue Tit

Meet the Model - Bobby the Blue Tit ,  Cyanstes caeruleus Words and pictures by Peter Hanscomb The Blue Tit is an easy to recognise garden favourite. With it's small size and distinctive blue and yellow plumage , the Blue tit is a regular garden visitor that's wide spread throughout the British Isles and mainland [...]

Meet the Model – Rocky the Robin

Say hello to the European Robin , Erithacus rubecula.   The Robin aka the Robin Redbreast is embedded into British folklore. It features in traditional children's stories and is strongly associated with our notion of a traditional British Christmas. It's bright red breast features on many traditional Christmas cards. Legend has it that when Jesus [...]

Meet the Model – Wallace the White-Tailed Sea Eagle

  Meet the Model – Wallace the White-Tailed Sea Eagle by Graham Stewart  Say hello to Wallace , the White-Tailed Sea Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) Habitat: Was declared extinct in the UK in 1918. The species was re-introduced in Scotland in 1975, numbers have increased slowly and in 2015 there were some 106 pairs Size: This [...]