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. Martin is one of four British … [Read more...]

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend!

Don't forget to take part in the 2012 RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend. The world’s largest wildlife survey - takes place on Saturday … [Read more...]

RSPB launch iPhone apps

The RSPB has made its debut into the world of Smartphone technology by launching two apps for the iPhone. The apps provide nature lovers with a … [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...]

Goose watch in Dumfries

Tens of thousands of geese are expected to pass through the Dumfries area during March and Early April on their way to the breeding … [Read more...]

Snowdrop, crocus and daffodil – signs of spring

Following the dark nights and the freezing conditions of the UK winter, the first signs of spring are starting to appear in our hedgerows and … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Red Kites doing well in Cumbria

Red kites, reintroduced into the Lake District earlier this year, are doing well according to the Forestry Commission. Reports indicate that they … [Read more...]

Sparrows get drive-through food

Sparrows in an East Cumbrian town have found a unique way of finding food. Cars arriving at the Co-Operative store in Kirkby Stephen are given a … [Read more...]