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Instagram (Insta) and a Coalition

Hello all! 😃 I'd just like to say, I'm aware I don't blog enough; that is because it is simpler and quicker to Tweet or do an Instagram Story vlog and post pictures to my Insta profile, in my candid and humble opinion. As ever, I would be grateful if you would follow me there… Continue reading Instagram (Insta) and a Coalition

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Wildlife in April

Dash out in between the drip, drip, drop, little April showers and see the wildlife detailed in my short videos below: (2012) https://youtu.be/DTr_Ksn22KA https://youtu.be/dLJy_3Br2LM https://youtu.be/YA5zpPpa_lw (2011) https://youtu.be/fGLM6P4Ir-k https://youtu.be/rg8aYVVEp4Y https://youtu.be/0cRXkpY0koE Thanks for visiting 🙂 x  

Amphibians, Birds, Countryside, Encounters, Farm, Film, Video

Wildlife in March

Despite Snowmageddon, the Beast from the East and Storm Emma, some animals will still be going about their business as usual, if you can believe it!  The videos below are of what you may see if you venture out, if not, then you got to enjoy these species in detail in the comfort of your home, and maybe would… Continue reading Wildlife in March

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Canned Hilbre

⬆️ The video mentioned in the blog-post ⬇️

Elliot Montieth

Joined up with midlands naturalist Adam L. Canning for a trip over to Hilbre Island, Cheshire yesterday for a winter fix of waders and sea ducks. A total of 7hrs was spent on the island with Adam, resulting in a number of notable species: Purple Sandpiper, Common Scoter, Rock Pipit, Brent Goose (ssp. hota), Common Eider and an unseasonable Northern Gannet to name but a few.

The perfect lighting gave way for some ample photographic opportunities of the wintering Purple Sandpipers on the island, I’ve uploaded several onto the blog. Hopefully you’ll be able to make out the purple iridescence which gives them their name.

Purple Sandpiper_edited-1 Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

Purple Sandpiper 1_edited-1 Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

Purple Sandpiper 3_edited-1 Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

Purple Sandpiper 4_edited-1 Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

Purple Sand_edited-1 Purple Sandpiper (Calidris maritima)

Other bits and bobs…

Common Scoter_edited-1 Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra)

Eider on Hilbre_edited-1 Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)

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Wildlife in December

Out of the videos I have made, these three videos are definitely some of my 'favourites', as I love Water Rails, Whooper Swans and enjoy feeding the birds, and playingaround in the kitchen.  😀 We were pretty much Frozen Britain recently, certainly in the West Midlands... Packed full of fun facts (2011): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdxI-9iWVws https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEn4Z08BOK8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF1BsPYv7g8 Thanks… Continue reading Wildlife in December

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BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017

Last year I did separate videos of my interviews with the at gardening celebs / presenters and garden designers. This year I thought it would be better to edit the interviews etc of the show, into one video and that's exactly what I've done in the short video below: https://youtu.be/zjOCAIHe7mA You can see last years videos… Continue reading BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017

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Wildlife in June

As I mentioned in my last blog post - a few years ago I made a series of short videos which were featured on the Reader’s Digest Magazine website, entitled Wildlife Monthly.   Each video is around a minute or more, detailing flora and fauna (mainly fauna) for you to look out for; below I have… Continue reading Wildlife in June