Category Archives: outdoors

Whale watching in Hermanus

Hermanus is situated on the Western Cape and is famous for its whale watching, both from the cliff tops or from a boat. After doing a bit of research we choose the company Southern Right Charters to go out with. Leaving … Continue reading

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Boulders Beach, South Africa

Boulders Beach is an sheltered beach on the Cape Peninsula which is home to a large colony of African Penguins. It is surrounded by massive granite boulders which gives it the name Boulders Beach. The Boulders Beach penguins started from … Continue reading

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Little owl

Over the last six months I have been on the trail for Little Owls. At the beginning of the year I heard a call that I had heard regularly from a distance but this time it was much closer. After … Continue reading

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Swallows

Each summer Swallows arrive and nest in the barn near my garden. Once the young have fledged, the wire that runs over my garden becomes their favourite place to rest. All we can hear through the open windows is their … Continue reading

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Day 29 – Garden birds

Not much time after school today to spend on wildlife so my Random Act of Wildness was to watch the birds in my garden. The Pigeons are now sitting on their third nest, after abandoning the first not long after … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Badger talk at Wytham woods

This evening Oxon Badger Group held an evening of Badger watching and a speakers panel. Mark Avery, Dominic Dyer, Hugh Warwick and Caspar Henderson hosted by Charlie Moores spent an interesting hour discussing nature writing. In turn each author spoke about why … Continue reading

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Day 25 – The Great British Bee Count

Friends of the Earth are running The Great British Bee Count from 19th May to 30th June this year as a way to record and learn more about the different species. https://www.foe.co.uk/bee-count There is an easy app to download to … Continue reading

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