Archives for December 2010

Heron fishing as river thaws




Our local Heron grabs a chance to feed as the icy waters of the Eden start to flow again. Over four weeks of below freezing temperatures … [Read more...]




British Wildlife iPhone Apps




Collins British Wildlife Photoguide have an interactive app for iPhone and iPad. An interactive version of the popular Collins Complete British … [Read more...]




RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch




The annual RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch takes place in the last week of January. Make a note in your diary for the 29th and 30th of January - All you … [Read more...]




Arctic Charr numbers increase in Ennerdale




Arctic Charr numbers have increased in Ennerdale Water thanks to a conservation project. Numbers of charr had dwindled to just a few hundred during … [Read more...]




Frozen rivers as low temperatures continue in UK




Temperatures of  minus 15 deg Centigrade have now become almost a regular occurrence and this is causing our rivers and waterways to … [Read more...]




Halcyon River Christmas Special




Halcyon River Diaries is back with a one off Christmas special on 27th December at 6.10pm on BBC1. What better place for a wildlife cameraman to … [Read more...]




Otters on the River Eden




A boxing day walk along the river Eden in Carlisle and a unique chance to see one of our elusive riverside otters. There had been many … [Read more...]




Send us your winter images




As the icy grip transforms our land, countryside and urban areas take on a whole new look. This popular walk in the north of Cumbria is transformed … [Read more...]




The Frozen Lighthouse




Britain is not the only country under the icy grip of winter, this lighthouse on lake Erie is now a stunning ice sculpture. Blasts of Arctic air … [Read more...]




Barn Owl may become extinct




The Barn Owl could become extinct, according to founder of The World Owl Trust. Tony Warburton MBE, the Founder and Honorary President of the … [Read more...]