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Day 16 – 30 Days Wild – Butterflies

The recent warm weather as meant the bramble hedge close to my house is covered in butterflies

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Big Butterfly Count 2021

It’s time for the Big Butterfly Count. This citizen science UK wide survey started on the 16th July and runs to the 8th August. You can find out more details here https://bigbutterflycount.butterfly-conservation.org/ Here are a few photos I took on … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today – April

If you go down to the woods today expect April showers and flowers. The brown carpet of winter has been completely replaced by vivid green, speckled with primroses and wood anemones. The first blossom of Spring has arrived quickly followed … Continue reading

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Ivy at the end of October

As I look out of the window today, a blanket of grey cloud covers the sky and it has drizzled with rain non stop since I got up this morning. Totally different from yesterday. Yesterday the sun shone all day … Continue reading

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My local patch Mid March

Out walking over the weekend I came across a herd of Fallow deer, I only catch sight of them once or twice a year but it is always a special sight when I do. There are two Fallow deers that … Continue reading

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