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John Brodie Good

Like ourselves, many will have been shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden death, in October this year, of our friend John Brodie Good, Managing Director of WildWings. Prior to moving...

Getting to Grips with Raptors - Workshops 2020

Both 2020 workshops are now full but if you are interested please let me know as I can then plan in another date.

Getting to Grips with Raptors - Workshop

I have just announced a second date for next year's raptor identification workshop. The first date 9 - 13 March is now full and I am starting to fill places on the second date 23 - 27 March....

Raptor identification feature in Birdwatching Magazine

Have a look in the current (Autumn) issue of Birdwatching Magazine and I have a feature on raptor identification, the emphasis being on the criteria which should be considered when sorting...

New online FSC Wader Identification Key

I have recently been helping good friend Steve Docker with a new online, multi-access key to Wader Identification available free of charge from the FSC. All credit to Steve who...

New 2020 calendar

The new 2020 Wild Insights calendar was sent out in early August so if you are on our mailing list we hope it arrived! If not please let us know. If you are not on our mailing list and would...

New Wild Insights Calendar - 2019

The ever-popular Wild Insights calendar setting out 2019 and 2020 should now have been received by everyone on our mailing list and we hope there are events within on which you might like to...

New Wild Insights Calendar - 2018

The new 2017 Wild Insights calendar was sent out in August last year, highlighting all our activities for 2018 and providing a first look at 2019. It also works nicely as a calendar! Everyone on our...

The extraordinary Florida Scrub-jay!

It was simply too surreal for words. Arriving at a prime habitat where this beautiful endemic species, the Florida Scrub-jay occurs, little did I think my efforts to see it would be so minimal....

Raptors Galore in Andalucia

We have recently returned from a fabulous week in Andalucia which is the gateway to Africa for migratory birds, many of them using the winds and thermals as assistance on their journey. Persistent...

Elephant Antics in Namibia

Our time in Namibia this year was every bit as fascinating as ever and it seemed that Elephants had been primed to put of the best-ever show with the most incredible antics at the Etosha waterholes....

New Wild Insights website

At long last, here is the new-look Wild Insights website which we hope you will like. It provides a lot more information than the last website and is much easier to maintain, resulting in more regular...

New 2015 Wild Insights calendar

We are delighted to confirm that the new 2015 Wild Insights calendar, (the 12th to date) was posted to those on our mailing list on 21st July. Following the traditional format this gives a summarized...