Archive of: Charlotte Owen

  • Top 5 ways to help hedgehogs this autumn

    Top 5 ways to help hedgehogs this autumn

    With the nights beginning to draw in hedgehogs are now preparing for hibernation. Here are five ways you can help your local hedgehogs this autumn.

  • Double, double, toil and trouble...

    Double, double, toil and trouble...

    Think about Shakespeare’s Three Witches, chanting ‘double, double, toil and trouble…’ Their grisly recipe is not for the faint hearted as they toss in hapless toads, dragon scales and wolf teeth alongside eye of newt, toe of frog and more unmentionable ingredients. But were these ACTUAL creatures being represented, or not?

  • Snow bunting

    Snow bunting

    Snow Buntings swap their snow-white breeding plumage for sandy-coloured winter beachwear, perfect for blending in with the pebbles on our shingle shore.

  • Sparrowhawk


    Sparrowhawks are ambush predators, relying on the element of surprise. They are experts at appearing out of nowhere for a sudden attack, breaking cover with explosive acceleration in an attempt to snatch a surprised snack.