migration

Whooper swans

Birds of the Month December 2023: Bewick’s and Whooper Swans

Here in the UK, our only fully resident swan species, the mute swan, is joined in winter by two northern relatives. Bewick’s and whooper swans both breed further north but travel here in varying numbers each autumn. Superficially very similar to each other, these two swans have a number of differences in both their appearances

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A World on the Wing

Book Review: A World on the Wing by Scott Weidensaul

This content contains affiliate links to Bookshop.org. When you buy through these links, I may earn an affiliate commission. I have always found bird migration fascinating. The thought of these creatures, sometimes just small scraps of feather, covering such huge distances year after year is just staggering. So, when I found out about this book

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