It's mid-March and the breeding season is approaching. Although daily sightings of the buzzards are still normal over the hide, at this time of year, they begin to turn their minds towards breeding and defending their territory from other buzzards still looking to pair up.

Here, the pale buzzard comes down for about 30 minutes to eat some of the pheasant. This individual doesn't often make the first move and usually waits for the older, darker bird to check the coast is clear so it was interesting to see it pop up on the camera by itself.