Species info

The following pages provide a basic species overview, identification tips, county specific notes, breeding information and galleries of photographs and videos of all of the species that GRMG monitor. Note that county data and information has been sourced and summarised, with permission, from The Birds of Gloucestershire (Gordon Kirk & John Phillips).

Note that each of the pages below includes an audio example of the species. These recordings can all be found on one single page for easy comparison.



Barn Owl



Marsh Harrier



Common Buzzard



Merlin



Eagle Owl



Montagu’s Harrier



Goshawk



Osprey



Hen Harrier



Peregrine Falcon



Hobby



Raven



Honey Buzzard



Red Kite



Kestrel



Short-eared Owl



Little Owl



Sparrowhawk



Long-eared Owl



Tawny Owl

Breeding info

The following charts give an indication of what breeding activity you can expect to see from our raptors, and at what time of year. (please click the charts to enlarge).

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