Category Archives: RSPB

Starling murmurations at Otmoor

It was 3.15pm, we had been walking around Otmoor for the past two hours. The weather was cold and windy, the ground a mixture of ice and squelching mud. Even with 3 pairs of socks on each step I took … Continue reading

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State of Nature in Oxfordshire 2017

A couple of months ago I was lucky enough to be asked to do a presentation at the Launch Event of The State of Nature in Oxfordshire 2017. We decided that rather than doing a presentation on the day that … Continue reading

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Big Garden Bird Watch 2017

Setting up my chair in the kitchen with the doors open to the garden, my camera, my notepad and pen and my breakfast on the kitchen table, I was ready to beginning the annual Big Garden Birdwatch. At 8.30am the … Continue reading

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Starlings at Otmoor

After the last few miserable days of rain and fog it was nice to get out on a bright blue, clear day. The sun was low, casting golden rays across the reedbeds and reflecting off the water. We had driven … Continue reading

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RSPB Big Wild Sleepout

This weekend is the RSPB Big Wild Sleepout. – Swap your home for nature’s home and discover a secret world of wildlife. It is a great chance to find out what goes on outside when you are normally tucked up 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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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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