Now the monitoring season has come to an end, I find myself missing the dance of the hen harrier.
Gadfa, RSPB Lake Vyrnwy (photo by Gethin Elias)
It’s always hard to get people to understand what we do as work between March and early August. We sit for four hours monitoring moorland birds. The common answer to that is “anybody could do that, what’s the point?”
It feels like a common thing…