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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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Common Loon at Pitsford Reservoir

Wednesday last week (09/01/2019) I spent a day at Pitsford Water in Northamptonshire, with James Burman. We were there to track down one, if not both, of the Great Northern Divers (GND) a.k.a Common Loon, which are currently wintering there. On our long walk around this vast body of water (starting at the Dam), we… Continue reading Common Loon at Pitsford Reservoir

BBC, Birds, Countryside, Encounters, Local, TV, Video

Waxwing Winter

Six years ago it was a similar mild and wet December, I happened to be looking on Twitter when I saw a tweet announcing that there was a large flock of Waxwings, at the Midlands best garden centre, Webbs of Wychbold in north Worcestershire. It had been several years since the last irruption of Waxwings… Continue reading Waxwing Winter

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The Wild Side: WWT Welney

Two years ago my friend Jamie Wyver and I visited the wonderful Welney Wetland Centre, near Wisbech in the east of England (Norfolk).  We were there filming for episode five of our TV series, The Wild Side, which was commissioned and broadcast by Cambridge TV (now called That's Cambridge).  The main subject of course, was the beautiful… Continue reading The Wild Side: WWT Welney

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Wildlife in August

A lot of birds are quieting down now, but Yellowhammers 🐤 are continuing to sing away!  Plus this is another great month for seeing some beautiful Butterflies! 🦋  (The videos below were made a few years ago) https://youtu.be/bjo0V4ArOSc  https://youtu.be/JFYCvZzwJpw  https://youtu.be/QA4ZW4o4mDw  Thanks for visiting! 😊

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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

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Wildlife in May

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 month I produced 3 videos around a minute or more, detailing flora and fauna (mainly fauna) for you to look out for; be it in your garden, local park /… Continue reading Wildlife in May