Country diary: Raptors are always the most visible creatures up here
Bingley Moor, West Yorkshire: I don't think a kite could easily take a squirrel. A buzzard, I bet, or possibly a tawny owlI have the moor to myself. It's a clear, cold day, the hard overnight frost beginning to yield, the sky a vitreous blue. A kestrel hangs up there, hovering, higher than I've ever seen a kestrel hover - skylark height. I clamber up the cropped grass slope that will take me to the moor proper.A first-winter gull - a common gull, I think, but I am a bad guller - quarters the territory with extraordinary concentration, methodically, studiously. Every now and then it stoops to take something from the grass, but I can't see what. I can only think it's after worms or other soil fauna turned up by moles - there are molehills, dozens of them, all over these fields. Continue reading...
Celý článek: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/dec/19/country-diary-raptors-are-always-the-most-visible-creatures-up-here
Zdroj: The Guardian
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