Skydancer gets closer to take off

My new book Skydancer the plight of the Hen Harrier is near to completion and I hope will be available by June. Skydancer has received a wonderful foreword from Iolo Williams, Welsh Wildlife Naturalist and TV presenter. “This wonderful book with its excellent illustrations will play an important role in educating future generations about this magnificent bird and its plight on our moorlands. It is vital that we take action now to ensure that sky dancing hen harriers can be enjoyed by our children and grandchildren”. In the coming weeks I hope to post more information and images of Skydancer, Continue Reading

Dawn until Dusk – Foreword from Colin Shawyer BOCN Founder and Coordinator: UK and Ireland

I have been fortunate enough to be involved with barn owls for most of my professional life and even in my childhood I became enthralled by these owls which could be found in and around the village in Hertfordshire where I grew up. The barn owl is an astonishingly beautiful bird but as I advanced into my teenage years the sight of Old Hushwing dreamily patrolling the fields around my home sadly became an ever-decreasing sight. My enquiring mind left me wondering if this was happening just locally or was it part of a more alarming nationwide trend? My chance Continue Reading