Category Archives: Gamebirds

The Status of Red Grouse in Northamptonshire

Vagrant. The only county record was of a male shot near Warkworth in November 1892. It’s as simple as that. But its status in the UK is a different thing altogether as this species plays a pivotal role in determining the … Continue reading

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Maidwell and the curious “yow-yow” call of Common Quail

For local birders trying to catch up with Quail it’s proving to be a tough year so far. Normally by late June they have been heard at up to half a dozen or so sites … but not this year. The … Continue reading

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