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Big Butterfly Count 2018 – Garden

Hopefully this will be the first of a few butterfly counts for this year. The Big Butterfly Count was launched in 2010 as a way to assess the environment because Butterflies are an important and early indicator as to what is … Continue reading

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Badger cub rescue

Yesterday morning Oxfordshire Badger Group got called out to a badger cub that had been found wandering around on its own long after it should have been back in its sett asleep. I went with my mum to collect the … Continue reading

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Day 9 of 30 Days Wild – update on rescued seal

Last week we visited Horsey Beach in Norfolk to see the seals. We noticed that one of the seals had rope around its neck, so my mum reported it to Friends of Horsey seals, along with other kind people who … Continue reading

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Day 7 of 30 days Wild – Trip down the river

Being on a boat and travelling at only 4mph is a great way to pass a few hours and look out for wildlife. As we slowly passed down through part of the Norfolk Broads we came across a Yellow wagtail … Continue reading

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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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Halo around the moon

This evening about 8.30pm there appeared the most beautiful halo around the moon. Today the moon is 91.2%, so nearly full. It rose at around 15.40 this afternoon. I had just gone to let my dogs out in to the … Continue reading

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Work Experience At CEH

Over the last week I have been doing Work Experience at The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.  I really enjoyed working here and I am very grateful for the opportunity. Day one Arriving at The Center for Ecology and Hydrology … Continue reading

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