Wildlife in my local patch

Hampshire UK

Bird of Prey nest

A few days ago, my brother and I were exploring in the woods when we came across a large coniferous tree (I think it’s a Douglas Fir) with a large nest about 75 cm in diameter  (possibly smaller) sitting about 10 metres up in the tree.buzzard-nest-closeup

buzzard-nestIt doesn’t look like its in use at the moment but I think this could be a buzzards nest. If anyone has any other ideas, please comment 🙂

Author: Jackson Hellewell

Jackson is a young person with an active interest in natural history. He has been asked to be a Local Patch Reporter, writing a regular nature blog about the wildlife in his area for BBC Wildlife Magazine.

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