Six top migrant birds to see this autumn

Short Eared Owl

Ecologist Pete Brash has spent a lifetime watching birds. He picks six top birds to spot at our places in autumn and winter.

Bird migration has fascinated people for millennia. And now science is unravelling the mystery, revealing that the birds' journeys are more amazing than we had thought. 

Autumn signifies all change for us in northern climes, with many of our summer breeders departed it’s time to welcome our winter visitors.