Archive of: Sue Curnock

  • Flap, flap, glide; the soaring sparrowhawk

    Flap, flap, glide; the soaring sparrowhawk

    Seeing a sparrowhawk is something really special. These magnificent birds of prey are adapted to hunt smaller birds in confined spaces, twisting between the trees like an arrowhead.

  • Boxing Clever

    Boxing Clever

    Many of us like to feed the birds in our gardens, but do we think about giving them somewhere to nest close by and raise a family?

  • Every Child Wild

    Every Child Wild

    Sima Kotecha from BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, spent the morning with 12 Nature Tots aged 3-4 years and their parents. Concerned about children’s growing disconnection from the natural world, Sima was interested visit the Sussex Wildlife Trust to find out the difference between playing in the woods and going to a park or your own back garden.

  • Be Nice to Nettles

    peacock butterfly caterpillar / Filma DyerAuthor Sue CurnockNature Tots OfficerNational Be Nice to Nettles Weekis here and the Sussex Wildlife Trust is celebrating the butterflies of the nettle patch.
  • Things that make you go 'Oooh'

    kingfisher / Paul RobardsAuthor Sue CurnockNature Tots OfficerAnother hidden gem discovered on Mike Russell's bird watching course; the glorious Loder Valley Nature Reserve (part of Wakehurst Place near Ardingly, access permit required). Mike knows

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