Archive of: March, 2020

  • Species of the day: White Dead-nettle

    Species of the day: White Dead-nettle

    The White Dead-nettle is a very important source of nectar for bees, particularly at this time of the year, when few other nectar-producing plants are in flower.

  • Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Seven

    Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Seven

    Today I’ve decided to tactically deploy the most powerful weapon I have and blast you with some thermonuclear level cuteness to distract you from these difficult times.

  • Species of the day: Song Thrush

    Species of the day: Song Thrush

    The Song Thrush is one of our most familiar and popular song birds. Its distinctive, boldly charismatic repertoire has inspired people over countless generations.

  • Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Six

    Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Six

    It’s a cold, clear night and I stood staring up at the stars, the satellites and Venus blazing bright in the western sky. I wasn’t sure what I was looking for up there, maybe a sign? some reassurance? It was then I that I heard it. Tseep.

  • Behind the Lens with Sara Humphrey

    Behind the Lens with Sara Humphrey

    We talk to ‘Sussex’ Sara Humphrey about her love of wildlife, her photography and visiting nature reserves by public transport

  • Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Four

    Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Four

    The plants in my garden are beginning to bloom and, as it’s still a bit early for many pollinating insects, some of our first flowers are banking on the breeze to spread the love.

  • Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Three

    Corona Wildlife Diary: Day Three

    Just as I was returning to the kitchen I heard a Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming loudly from way across the road on an oak tree in a neighbour’s garden.

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