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October: Amazing Autumn

Made in October 2011 [VIDEOS], three great things to look out for this month:  acorn crazy Jays, Rutting Fallow Deer & fun looking Fungi! 🥜 🦌 🍄 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeR-IWdG31o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjILAn8uIxc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuE0I27dGQI Apologies for the inaccuracies in the Fungi video; pronunciation of hallucinogenic and apparently you can eat  Amethyst Deceivers - but it is better to be safe than… Continue reading October: Amazing Autumn

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Eurasian Nuthatch

On 28th March (2018) I was out walking with my mum, when I spotted a couple of Nuthatches on the edge of a wood where we were just about to walk through, and I happened to notice that one of them was putting mud around a hole in a tree, as its nest is in… Continue reading Eurasian Nuthatch

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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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Wildlife in July

Summer is a great time to see Butterflies, thanks to Buddleja growing just about anywhere, you can see these beautiful creatures in urban places as well as suburban and rural. Below are three short videos acting as a guide to the Butterflies of High Summer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohOtIUMIpu0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AcId8CmWDRY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5oOeZmcaTM Thanks for visiting! 🙂

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Day 14 – 30 Days Wild

"Tweet for the wild"  14/06/16 Today I tweeted a link to the video below - which I made last year - about my favourite local patch and why it matters to me: The poem I mentioned in the video:  Ode to a Secret River Thanks 😀

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Day 12 – 30 Days Wild

"Follow a bumblebee"  12/06/16 After work, I decided to go for a nice stroll with a colleague and friend, Sophie.  We sauntered around the semi-rural outskirts of Northfield Town Centre (in South Birmingham). Before we got to the location Sophie had in mind, literally just a few yards from where we work, we noticed beside… Continue reading Day 12 – 30 Days Wild

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Day 8 – 30 Days Wild

Some Good News 08/06/16 See video: http://youtu.be/DUVkL1l8W9s  More info:  The course is ran by B'ham Metropolitan College at the Botanical Gardens - the course involves; boundary habitat conservation, ecological surveys and techniques, ecology of trees, woods and forests, game management and environmental studies. Thankyou. 😊