Archives for September 2011

Bittern numbers recovering according to research




Britain’s loudest bird, once extinct in the UK, has enjoyed its best year since records began, according to a new survey by the RSPB and Natural … [Read more...]




Could 2011 have two autumns?




The Woodland Trust is calling on the public to help them track the early signs of autumn to see if it is affected by the unusual seasonal events that … [Read more...]




Northumberland wildlife captured on film




Will Nicholls is a young cameraman based in Northumberland with a passion for his local wildlife. His latest project is a ten minute film which has … [Read more...]




Hedgehogs rehoused thanks to RHS




RHS Garden Hyde Hall has joined forces with the South Essex Wildlife Hospital to rehouse hedgehogs on its 360-acre estate near Chelmsford. So far … [Read more...]




Star gazing event at Sutton Bank




Experience the wonders of the night sky at a star-gazing event on Saturday 1 October 2011 at Sutton Bank National Park Centre. Booking is advisable … [Read more...]




Waxcap postcard survey gets underway




A survey of waxcap toadstools is getting underway and you can help record any sightings. All you need to do is mention of the colour and location … [Read more...]




Whooper swans land early in Scotland




Staff and volunteers at two Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT) sites in the UK have been surprised by the early arrival of Whooper Swans this … [Read more...]




Book review – Owls by Chris Mead




Owls is the first volume in the British Natural History Collection by Whittet Books.  Some of the books, like this one, are popular books brought … [Read more...]