Archive of: March, 2020

  • Species of the day: Peacock

    31 March 2020

    Species of the day: Peacock

    The Peacock is certainly one of our most recognisable butterflies, its showy and spectacular eyespots giving it its common name.

     
  • March 2020 - Rye Harbour Wildlife

    31 March 2020

    March 2020 - Rye Harbour Wildlife

    Bird highlight during March was a Glossy Ibis which was seen at Castle Water and on Harbour Farm.

     
  • Chaffinch - Bird Song

    31 March 2020

    Chaffinch - Bird Song

    The Chaffinch, our most familiar British Finch. Perhaps surprisingly it’s the UK’s third commonest breeding bird after Wren and Robin

     
  • Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Fourteen

    31 March 2020

    Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Fourteen

    The ‘Mad March Hare’ and the maddest March ever.

     
  • Species of the day: Wood Pigeon

    30 March 2020

    Species of the day: Wood Pigeon

    The Common Woodpigeon is on a rapid ascent to becoming the UK’s most numerous garden bird

     
  • Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Thirteen

    30 March 2020

    Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Thirteen

    The blackthorn is blooming lovely, reminding me of some sloe times with Betsy.

     
  • Living room conservation: getting Horsham on the map

    30 March 2020

    Living room conservation: getting Horsham on the map

    Please act now. The Horsham Local Plan consultation closes soon and this is a vitally important opportunity to help the natural environment from the comfort of your living room – especially if you live in Horsham District.

     
  • Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Twelve

    29 March 2020

    Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Twelve

    In which a global pandemic forces our hero to face his deepest fear.

     
  • Species of the day: Comma

    29 March 2020

    Species of the day: Comma

    The Comma must surely be one of Britain’s most distinctive butterflies - not necessarily for its wildly exotic colours, but certainly its unique shape.

     
  • In my garden

    29 March 2020

    In my garden

    The first thing Katie Parker likes to do in the garden at this time of year is to take a walk around and look to see what is growing, and what survived the winter.

     
  • Species of the day: Alexanders

    28 March 2020

    Species of the day: Alexanders

    Alexanders is an umbellifer belonging to the enormously diverse and widespread carrot family. It’s well known for its use in medicine.

     
  • Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Eleven

    28 March 2020

    Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Eleven

    I disguise myself as a sofa and wait for the Danny la Rue of the crow family.