Sunday 24th May 2015: Peregrine Watch and Cuckoo Hunt

Despite the forecast not being great, and weather on the day being unseasonable, the wildlife explorers went to the Roaches hoping to see peregrines and hear cuckoos. After a very brief introduction by leader Darren, we were given a talk about peregrine falcons by Ian Myatt, who is a volunteer for Staffordshire wildlife trust, and also led our walk. Although we started at peregrine watch, we unfortunately could not see the nesting site as the cloud was very low.   We set off along the footpath, skirting around the Roaches, which are named from the French ‘les roches’ which means … Click here for more information…..