Archive of: March, 2014

  • 31 March 2014

    Wild watch: song thrush

  • 27 March 2014

    Questionable claims around fracking

    By Battenbrook [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia CommonsAuthor Tony WhitbreadChief ExecutiveSussex is in the front-line in the exploitation of unconventional gas supplies, such as 'fracking'. We have therefore had to

  • 26 March 2014

    Bird Song: Dunnock

    Author Neil FletcherInterpretation Officer dunnock / Neil FletcherDunnocks are charming little birds, skulking about in the dark places beneath bushes, rarely more than two metres above the ground. But in the spring they're a bit

  • 25 March 2014

    Bird Song: Wren

    Author Neil FletcherInterpretation Officer wren / Neil FletcherFor their diminutive size, wrens are incredibly loud. Even if you don't take their size into account, they are incredibly loud. It's a bit of a challenge to

  • 24 March 2014

    Bird Song: Robin

    Author Neil FletcherInterpretation Officer robin / Neil FletcherRobins start singing as early as November, the males setting up territories and defending them vigorously. They get themselves really fired up over the colour of their opponents

  • 23 March 2014

    Dabchick magnet

    little grebe / Steve LillywhiteAuthor Graeme LyonsEcologistA couple of days ago at work, Bryan rushed into the office and said he had seen a pair of little grebes on

  • 21 March 2014

    Take the Sussex Downs Wildlife Challenge

    Thank you for helping us raise 50% of our Sussex Downs Appeal targetAuthor Richard CobdenDigital Media OfficerTo celebrate reaching the half-way point in our

  • 20 March 2014

    Wheatear: The arrival of the white-arsed vanguard of summer

  • 19 March 2014

    10.03.14 Sweeping, sieving and beating at St John's Sub Castro.

    Sussex WildlifeTrust ecologist Graeme Lyons led a group around St John's Sub Castro churchyard showing us a range of techniques that can be used to survey for invertebrates. The Group in

  • 17 March 2014

    Walk like an Egyptian

    Author Sue CurnockNature Tots Officer Egyptian Goose / Andreas Trepte, must be one of the luckiest bird watching groups to venture out into the countryside around Woods Mill

  • 14 March 2014

    Nature Tots at Friston Forest

  • 12 March 2014

    Cherry blossom time

    blackthorn / Graeme LyonsAuthor Pete CrawfordHead of People and WildlifeIn Japan, the coming of the cherry blossom is hugely significant, signifying spring and triggering Hanami festivals, when people go to view the trees and