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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 13 – 30 Days Wild

"Dance in a downpour"  13/06/16 To the exact day; like last year - I danced in the rain!  This time, I changed the lyrics to a popular song to accompany this particular Act of Wildness. 😉 https://youtu.be/jFrKyHZqD3s Thanks for visiting. 😅

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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 10 – 30 Days Wild

"Watch a wild webcam"  10/06/16 Today I was at work 9AM-5PM, so I needed another easy Random Act of Wildness, so I arrived at work with enough time to get breakfast and watch the Springwatch Webcam(s) in the staff canteen. After I was done watching, I left the channel on, so somebody would find a… Continue reading Day 10 – 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 7 – 30 Days Wild

Wildlife Gardening 07/06/16 I thought it would be a good idea to combine a 30 Days Wild activity, with the BBC's Do Something Great campaign!  My parents needed some Broom planting, so I used this opportunity to my advantage - for a quick video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=GKOsTrAlrA8 Thanks. 🙂