Category Archives: Local patch

Guided butterfly walk

Over the weekend I was lucky enough to be invited to help out on one of Richard Lewington’s guided butterfly walks. Richard is not only fantastic at spotting and identifying butterflies but illustrating them as well. Check out his website¬†http://www.richardlewington.co.uk/ … Continue reading

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Day 30 of 30 Days Wild – Roundup

I thought I’d make a short film about my favourite moments of 30 Days Wild of 2018  

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Day 27 of 30 Days Wild – Strawberry moon

As it was so hot yesterday our dogs didn’t get their last walk until quite late. It was perfect out in the field, to walk around while the moon rose up from behind the wood. We could hear the Little … Continue reading

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Day 26 of 30 Days Wild – Longhorn beetles

It’s great when you come across something you have never noticed before. There are 69¬† species of Longhorn beetles in Britain and I probably walk passed plenty every day while out taking photos, but I’ve never really stopped and looked … Continue reading

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Day 25 of 30 Days Wild – Water

With the weather forecast for the week ahead full of sunny, dry days and temperatures around Oxfordshire of 26 to 28 degrees, it is important to put of water for birds and animals. It doesn’t have to be an expensive … Continue reading

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Day 23 of 30 Days Wild – Revision in the garden

My end of year exams start on Monday, so a lot of time has been taken up revising. I’m not sure revising out in the garden is the best idea for me as I keep getting distracted by all the … Continue reading

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Day 21 of 30 Days Wild – Citizen science

For Day 21 of 30 Days Wild I joined lots of other citizen scientists around the UK sampling the air for background fungal spores, to monitor for resistance to azole fungicide drugs. At 8am this morning I put the air … Continue reading

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