Category Archives: Wildlife

Earth Live Lessons hosted by Lizzie Daly

Since the restrictions have begun Lizzie Daly has been hosting Earth Live lessons on her YouTube Channel Lizzie Daly Wildlife TV The lessons are on every day for 20 minutes and come from a wide range of scientists, filmmakers, and conservationists. … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 15 Red kites

We have a number of Red kites on my local patch but when the fields are being ploughed like they have been over the past few days lots of red kites come in from miles around. Today, like yesterday we’ve … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 14 The swallows are back.

The swallows are back on my local patch, one day later than last year. 2020 I first saw the swallows back on 20th April 2019 I spotted the first one to return on 19th April The ones I’ve seen are … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 13 Kestrels

From my garden I can often see kestrels hovering. Not over the garden but in the next-door field. The field has a very wild field margin and a wildflower meadow at the bottom. Great hunting grounds for birds of prey. … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 10 Badger faces and tails

I quite often get asked how I individually identify my local badgers. It isn’t the easiest thing especially this time of year as I haven’t seen them as much over the winter and new wounds and marks appear. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 8 Angle shades pupa

I came across this pupa in the garden, after doing a bit of research I think it is a pupa for an Angle shades moth. I’m hoping to be able to film it hatching using timelapse. This is a photo … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 7 View from the windows

I realise that I’m very lucky to have such amazing views from our windows. We live in a bungalow but we do have Velux windows that show the landscape for miles around. We live at the end of a village … Continue reading

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Garden wildlife – Part 6 Foxes

Living in the countryside our local foxes run the gauntlet of fast traffic down country lanes and the gamekeepers gun, I’m glad to offer a safe place in our garden. My local vixen hasn’t visited for a week or more, … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife- Part 5 Ladybirds

Very short blog today as I’ve been really busy with college work, but did manage to get out in the garden to take a couple of photos of ladybirds. There are 46 different Ladybird species in the UK. 27 of … Continue reading

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Garden wildlife – Part 3 Long tailed tit

Another sunny, warm (ish) day in the garden today. Plenty of things to see, from butterflies including a Brimstone and a couple of Peacocks Overhead the Buzzards and Red Kites were riding the thermals, and over the fence I could … Continue reading

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