Category Archives: Uk nature

Day 10 of 30 Days Wild – Grass verges and Orchids

Grass verges are a very important source of food and shelter for many species of wildlife, including butterflies and bees. It is great to see around my local patch that only the verges on a junction or corner have been … Continue reading

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Look under a stone or log – Day 7

For Day 7 of 30 Days Wild I turned over a few stones and logs to see what I could find.   Under one log I came across this yellow slug, I hoped it might be a Lemon Slug but … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Listening to thunder

Today has been a complete mixture of weather. Starting with heavy rain, followed by patches of sunshine. After school the wind picked up and the rain started again. I really felt for the pigeon nesting in our garden, it was … 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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If you go down to the woods today

This will be the third month I have been writing a short paragraph for my local Parish council website promoting our village woodland. The wood is owned by the Council but managed by the local community. The woodland covers 24 … Continue reading

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Spring mammals

I’ve spent a lot of time each evening with the Roe deer over the past week. As the sun sets it is such an amazing sight to watch as each ray casts a golden light through what will become a … Continue reading

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