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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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Winter again

After seeing my first Brimstone Butterfly of the year on Friday my local patch seems to have returned to winter this weekend. I do wonder how all the butterflies, bees, other insects and plants which started to emerge in the … Continue reading

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Grey day at Farmoor reservoir

The sky was overcast with smirr – ¬†thanks to Robert Macfarlane and his ‘word of the day’ on Twitter for this word. Smirr is fine, drifting rain, so light as to seem mist- or smoke-like, but which coats evenly & … Continue reading

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