Christmas is an ideal time for bird boxes




If you are stuck for the last minute Christmas gift for the person who has everything, then help is at hand with a birdbox. The RSPB advises that … [Read more...]




Met Office WoW site passes 12.5m observations mark




The Met Office Weather Observations Website - WOW, has received more than 12.5 million weather observations from weather enthusiasts from more than … [Read more...]




Book review: Dormice




Dormice by Pat Morris is one of the latest in the British Natural History publications from Whittet Books. This second edition publication gives a … [Read more...]




Devon hedge photo competition – winners announced




Phil Hemsley from Totnes has won the Devon Hedge Group photo competition for 2011 with his picture ‘The Cauldron’  looking over the Wytchcombe & … [Read more...]




First winter bitterns return to Rye Meads




The first 2011 winter Bitterns have returned to Rye Meads nature reserve, in Hertfordshire. Just one week after 1000 small silver rudd were … [Read more...]




Coppice by-product may have a use




A chance conversation at the Holker Garden Festivalmay have led to a use for previously discarded brash, a by-product of coppicing South … [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...]




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...]




Sand lizards released back to the wild on Merseyside




Eighty sand lizards have been released as part of a project to protect the species in Merseyside, North West England. The sand lizard is, according … [Read more...]




Giant dragonfly found in north Cumbria




Measuring almost 10cm ( 5 inches) long, a green and black dragonfly has been spotted in woodland in north Cumbria. Initial research around the … [Read more...]