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Southwest Donegal Birdwatchers There was a Yellow Weather Warning for possible thunderstorms in Donegal on the day of our May outing (Saturday 28th), and although the clouds were threatening, the day passed without any of us getting wet. A Little Bit of (Natural) Heaven Sheskinmore Nature Reserve is a magical place for anyone interested in…

Playful Buzzards

Object play behaviour has been recorded in a number of raptor species (Fagen, 1981; Hewitt, 2013). Below are notes on two observations made at Sheskinmore of playful Common Buzzards Buteo buteo. 19th September 2010 At about 1700 two Common Buzzards and two Common Ravens Corvus corax were seen soaring together over the southern slope of…