Great white egret nests in Somerset, UK




The great white egret, a species of heron, has nested for the first time in Britain, according to wildlife organisations. The nest site, at … [Read more...]




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. The first … [Read more...]




Osprey at Loch of the Lowes lays 62nd egg




The record breaking osprey at the Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes reserve in Perthshire has laid the 62nd egg of her lifetime. The … [Read more...]




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...]




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...]




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...]




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...]




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...]