Tag Archives: Local patch

If you go down to the woods today – June 2018

Day 19 of 30 Days Wild was a walk around the woods. I write a 50 word account about my local woods each month for our Parish website If you go down to the woods today two plants are very … Continue reading

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Day 18 of 30 Days Wild – Evening walk

I’m writing this today as by the time I got back from the evening walk it was too late to write it last night, plus I’m spending quite a bit of time revising for end of year exams. I’m really … Continue reading

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Day 14 of 30 Days Wild – insects

For Day 14 of 30 Days Wild I made a short film clip of the insects in my garden  

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Appleton Wildlife Diary is 5 years old today

When I started Appleton Wildlife Diary 5 years ago I never imagined that I would still be writing it 5 years later. Over the past 5 years I have had some amazing wildlife encounters, met some inspirational people and been … Continue reading

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Explosion of insects

With all the warm weather over the past couple of weeks the air, the hedgerow and the field margin are now full of insects. Not only is this beautiful to see but it is also a great food source for … Continue reading

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Owls

Around my local patch I get 4 different types of owls. Barn owl, Tawny owl, Little owl and Short- eared owl. Over the past couple of weeks both a Barn owl and two Little owls have been very visible. Five … Continue reading

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2 minute wood clean

There is a lot of publicity about litter and plastic waste at the moment. Blue Planet highlighted the problems of┬áplastic and ghost nets floating in the ocean, but plastic can also be an eyesore and cause danger to wildlife on … Continue reading

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