Author: rodshelf

Saving Yorkshire’s Turtle Doves

It’s the finest view in England, according to the author James Herriot. Sutton Bank is a breathtakingly dramatic escarpment in the North York Moors National Park, towering over the Vales of York and...

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Dawn Chorus In A Yorkshire Wood

It’s 4.42am on a Sunday morning in May, it’s 3 degrees Celsius and I’m strapping on my head torch before plunging into a West Yorkshire wood. I’ve explored these footpaths hundreds of times...

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White Stoats in Yorkshire

One of the things I love about watching wildlife is its wonderful unpredictability. You can wait on high alert for hours in a bird hide, surrounded by telescope-toting experts scanning every square inch...

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