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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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Day 16 – 30 Days Wild

Enthuse About Nature 16/06/16 I was at the Birmingham N.E.C yesterday and today - as a member of Press - to report on BBC Gardeners’ World Live (but my focus was on the wild side of it). I interviewed a number of interesting people (the interviews haven't all been edited together yet) and in the… Continue reading Day 16 – 30 Days Wild

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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 9 – 30 Days Wild

"Wear a flower behind your ear" 09/06/16 Today I helped out at Cranesbill Nursery - it's a lovely company that sells Hardy Geraniums.  'Cranesbill' is the common name for a Hardy Geranium, and there were plenty of Bees buzzing around them today. Many of the varieties on the nursery are in flower at the moment,… Continue reading Day 9 – 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. 😊

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Day 6 – 30 Days Wild

Green Birmingham Finally!  I've managed a blog on the actually day!  Well it's night now, but you know what I mean! 😄 06/06/16 The weather was gorgeous today - so on my way back from my parents, I decided to film a stretch of road I grew up near (using my phone); showing off the… Continue reading Day 6 – 30 Days Wild