Monthly Archives: June 2016

Breakfast in the garden – Day 9

Something simple for Day 9 of 30 Days Wild. Even at 7.30am in the morning it is warm enough to eat breakfast in the garden

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Look for ladybirds, day 8 – 30 Days Wild

I didn’t realise that I could find so many different types of ladybirds on my local patch. Most of these were on our allotment. There are 46 different Ladybird species in the UK. 27 of those actually look like what … Continue reading

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Walk in the rain, Day 7 – 30 Days Wild

I hadn’t planned a walk in the rain but just as we were leaving to go out a massive thunder storm started. The lightning, thunder and hailstones continued for about 30 minutes. I couldn’t help thinking about the leverets in … Continue reading

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Fill up the birdbath, Day 6 – 30 Days Wild

Birds need drinking water, especially seed eating birds who have a particularly dry diet. As the weather is getting hotter birds also need a regular supply of clean water to bath in to keep their feathers in good condition. We … Continue reading

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Rabbits, Day 5 – 30 Days Wild

There are a lots of different types of rabbits but the one we have in the UK is the European rabbit which originally comes from Spain and South West France. They were first believed to be brought over to the … Continue reading

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Oxford Festival of Nature, Day four – 30 Days Wild

This is the second year I have been to Oxford’s Festival of Nature, Wild Fair, held at Oxford University Museum of Natural History. The Wild Fair is run by Bucks, Berks and Oxon Wildlife Trust and is in the middle … Continue reading

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RSPB Minsmere, Day 3 – 30 Days Wild

RSPB Minsmere is a nature reserve in Suffolk. It has a large range of habitats including, open water, heathland, grassland, woods and reed beds all hosting a huge variety of mammals, birds and insects. Minsmere is one of the fews … Continue reading

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Springwatch Unsprung, Day 2 – 30 Days Wild

Springwatch Unsprung is not something that I thought I would be writing about for Day 2 Of 30 Days Wild, but yesterday I had the privilege of being on the program. I was on Unsprung to talk about wildlife photography. … Continue reading

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Bike ride, Day one – 30 Days Wild

30 Days Wild is a campaign run by The Wildlife Trusts to encourage lots of people outdoors doing something ‘wild’ every day for the month of June. I took part last year and really enjoyed trying to come with something … Continue reading

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