Yesterday, as we left the woods, we spotted a buzzard flying overheard. We have heard a buzzard call a couple of times but this is the first time we have seen it. After looking at the photographs today, the children were very interested in finding out more about buzzards. We found an RSPB website and the children were particularly keen to listen to the sound the buzzards make and pressed the “play” button repeatedly to hear the call. We learned that buzzards have a wing span of between 113 and 128cm – that’s bigger than nearly all of our children. We printed out some photographs and put them up on our wall.
When we went out to play in the garden we became very excited to see 3 buzzards flying overhead – we watched and listened to them as they flew around (staff were as excited as the children!)