Archive of: 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
  • 09.03.14 Just add sunshine

    Sunday was the hottest day of the year so far. It's been a bleak winter but it's amazing how quickly the rain, winds and the associated misery they have caused is soon forgotten when the sun shines and our local wildlife springs into life. We had reports of plenty of
  • 08.03.12 Skylarks and Sun at Landport Bottom

    It was great weather for the first in a series of walks at Landport Bottom looking at the wildlife and benefits of this great local nature reserve. The work focused on the history of the site and how the rare, species-rich chalk grassland habitat has developed here. Dr Colin Tingle
  • Wild Watch: great crested grebe

    Author Vicky Whitaker great crested grebes / Steve WaterhouseNamed for their elaborate head feathers, look out for these elegant aquatic birds performing their spectacular courtship dance on lakes, ponds and reservoirs. Great crested grebes
  • 05.03.14 Butcher's Broom in Bloom

    Butcher's BroomThis butcher's broom has burst into flower on the Railway Land. It's an unusual plant. At first it may seem odd that a flower is growing out of the middle of a leaf but
  • 04.03.14 Adder up and at 'em

    This adder was seen enjoying the sunshine this morning on the edge of woodland to the north of Lewes. AdderThrough the winter adders hibernate underground. As we head into spring they emerge from hibernation but spend most

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