Hedgehogs by Pat Morris

Hedgehogs by Pat Morris is a refreshingly lighthearted book by the country’s leading hedgehog expert.  Presenting scientific and down-to-earth information about one of Britain’s best-loved wild creatures, the bumbling and endearing hedgehog. Dr Morris’s book, in its various editions, has remained the principal ‘popular’ book on the hedgehog for over thirty years – a measure […]

NEWS IN BRIEF

Chichester Cathedral peregrine falcon chick hatches

The first peregrine falcon chick of the year for Chichester Cathedral appeared this week after several days of anticipation amongst fans.

‘Inspired Landscape’ exhibition starts in North Yorkshire

A programme of events to celebrate the 60th anniversary of The North York Moors National Park begins with an exhibition entitled ‘Inspired Landscape’.

Pen and ink drawings of Frank Armstrong on show

A new exhibition at the Dales Countryside Museum in Hawes features the work of roaming artist Frank Armstrong.

Osprey returns to Loch of the Lowes for 22nd year

A female osprey, the oldest breeding individual in the UK, has returned to the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve in Dunkeld for the 22nd year.

Martin the cuckoo heads for home

The first of the BTO’s Cuckoos is heading for home. He was tracked crossing the Sahara during Sunday 1 April.

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