Monthly Archives: December 2019

Starling murmurations Brighton pier

Brighton is one of the more commonly known places to go to watch Starling murmurations. Of course, the murmurations vary each day and it is luck as to whether you catch a large murmuration or not. It can depend on … Continue reading

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HS2 – Stand for the trees

Today saw well over 1500 people walking around Colne Valley and Denham with Chris Packham and campaign organisers of STOP HS2. Colne Valley and Denham are two of many areas that are being affected by the construction of HS2, the … Continue reading

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Starling murmurations

One of the most spectacular scenes during the cold, often dull, winter months is a starling murmuration. Thousands upon thousands of starlings gather, after coming in from miles around. They create amazing patterns in the sky for about half an … Continue reading

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Pit 60 Standlake

I had an afternoon off college so mum and I decided to visit a place we had never been to before. I’d heard of Pit 60 before as it comes up a few times on the Oxon Birding website, most … Continue reading

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Leaf litter

Leaving an area of leaf litter can create habitat and food for small creatures over the autumn and winter. Ladybirds, caterpillars, slugs and snails, springtails, worms and spiders all use the decomposing leaves for food, protection and hiding places. Just … Continue reading

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Roost at sunset

As the sun sets the air is filled by the chattering and calling of the incoming Rooks. Their roost is opposite my house and as the daylight fades and the sky turns orange the rooks that have spent the day … Continue reading

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