Category Archives: insects

Forest school, Day 13 of 30 Days Wild

For Day 13 of 30 Days Wild I went back to my Primary school to talk about 30 Days Wild. It was really nice to be invited back and to see some of my ex-teachers especially the one who encouraged … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 4 – Watching A Spider Catch Its Prey

Labyrinth Spider catching its prey When watching wildlife I unfortunately often tend to overlook the tiny things like this Labyrinth Spider. Labyrinth Spiders (Agelena labyrinthica) can grow up to 18mm long and can be found in the months of June … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day one

Day One – Bug Hunting Throughout the month of June The Wildlife Trust runs 30 Days Wild. 30 Days Wild is a campaign to get all generations outside and complete Random Acts of Wildness. This year is my third year of … Continue reading

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My local patch Mid March

Out walking over the weekend I came across a herd of Fallow deer, I only catch sight of them once or twice a year but it is always a special sight when I do. There are two Fallow deers that … Continue reading

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Sunny Autumn afternoon

The past few days have had warm sunny autumnal afternoons. After school I have been taking my camera out to see what creatures are taking advantage of this weather. The Roe deers are spending time sitting in the sun along … Continue reading

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Hawthorn

After my previous blog on the benefits of Ivy, I started to look at other plants on my local patch and how they supported the mammals, birds and insects. The first plant that caught my eye is the Hawthorn tree … Continue reading

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Benefits of Ivy

I’ve been off school for the past couple of days so I haven’t been able to go further than my garden. I have been noticing the huge amounts of activity on a large patch of Ivy (Hedera helix) the garden. … Continue reading

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