Archive of: May, 2012

  • 31 May 2012

    Crouching Ranger, Hidden Dragons...

    Author Ryan GreavesImmature broad-bodied chaser basking / Calum LyleFor about a year and a half, Sussex Wildlife Trust's Youth Rangers have been managing an area beside the Foredown Tower, in

  • 31 May 2012

    Flower Power

  • 30 May 2012

    Buzzard Joy

  • 30 May 2012

    Buzzard Rage Rages On!

    UPDATE: Buzzard Joy (30/05/12)Author Mike Russellbuzzard / Amy LewisWell, you people do like your buzzards don't you? It is so heartening to receive so many comments, outraged by this proposed project and

  • 29 May 2012

    A New Watering Hole

    Author Huw MorganThe weekend saw Sussex Wildlife Trust's Access to Nature projectworking with volunteers and the local Ranger to help plant up the newly refurbished Sheepcote Valley pond in Brighton. Over the winter, contractors dug out and re-lined an existing pond, extending its area and depth, and ensuring

  • 27 May 2012

    Candid Cameras

    Author Mike Russellgreat tit nest box / Chris PierceI hope many of you have been enjoying following the fortunes of Neil Fletcher's blue tit familyon the Sussex Wildlife Trust website over

  • 24 May 2012

    Buzzard Rage

    UPDATE: Buzzard Joy (30/05/12)Author Mike Russellbuzzard / Alan PriceAt last it's warm; my walk in to work at Woods Mill today was glorious. Birds were in full song and the nightingales serenaded me

  • 23 May 2012

    Outdoors at last

  • 22 May 2012

    As darkness falls

    In 21st century Britain, how often do we choose to be out in the countryside as darkness falls?Our reticence may lead us to miss wonderful wildlife experiences such as hearing the intriguing 'churring' call of the nocturnal and elusive nightjar, returning from Africa to spend the summer in Sussex.

  • 21 May 2012

    14 Up

    Neil Fletcher takes a regular look at the everyday wildlife at Woods Mill, headquarters of the Sussex Wildlife Trust, and at his home in nearby Henfield.Two weeks old and our chicks are now feathering up nicely, but you'll notice we're now down to three. I thought that all four were

  • 18 May 2012

    An Evening in Friston Forest

    Author Ronnie Reedpipistrelle bat / Hugh ClarkPause, stand still, hold your breath and listen. There is something very special about a wood as dusk falls and the night creatures stir. The clamour of the day

  • 17 May 2012

    Incredible peregrines, lost seabirds and blackberries and cream

    Author Michael Blencoweburnt orchid / Michael BlencoweIt was a busy weekend for the Sussex Wildlife Trust over in Lewes. On Saturday evening I organised a talk at the Linklater Pavilion. Phil Everitt of the Sussex