• Harrier disappointment for Geltsdale

    Well, very sad to relate, all the harrier activity this spring eventually came to nought. The late immature pairing didn’t settle to nest, and although the young male was seen sporadically in the area throughout June, we had no more sightings of any females. This has been so disappointing, especially in view of the desperately poor breeding season that hen harriers have experienced across England in 2009. We can only…

    • 7 Aug 2009