Archive of: Wildlife

  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve sightings - June 2022

    01 July 2022

    Rye Harbour Nature Reserve sightings - June 2022

    The breeding season has reached a peak this month, and in many respects it seems to have been a pretty good one!

     
  • Bark patterns

    27 June 2022

    Bark patterns

    Audrey Jarvis of Lewes Urban Arboretum looks at how fascinating and varied bark patterns can be.

     
  • Tigers are on the prowl at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    27 June 2022

    Tigers are on the prowl at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

    Natasha Sharma talks about the remarkable sight on a summer’s walk is the odd tiger or even a whole streak of them at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (as in moth!)

     
  • Biomimicry with Nicola Peel

    20 June 2022

    Biomimicry with Nicola Peel

    Environmentalist Nicola Peel discusses the fascinating study of biomimicry.

     
  • Caterpillar food plants

    06 June 2022

    Caterpillar food plants

    Butterflies need varied, nectar-rich flowers to survive. But did you know that caterpillars need specific plants?

     
  • Go wild with a nature journal

    02 June 2022

    Go wild with a nature journal

    Mark Newton talks about his love of nature journaling and how it can cultivate curiosity and a deeper love of the natural world

     
  • Rye Harbour Nature Reserve sightings - May 2022

    01 June 2022

    Rye Harbour Nature Reserve sightings - May 2022

    Another super month for good birds at Rye Harbour saw at least three notable rarities on the reserve.

     
  • Wild orchids

    30 May 2022

    Wild orchids

    Patrick Roper talks about the orchids that can be found in Sussex

     
  • The magic of hiding

    22 May 2022

    The magic of hiding

    Rye-based writer Sam Pyrah explores a game of bird hide and seek at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

     
  • Are Weasels weasily?

    22 May 2022

    Are Weasels weasily?

    We thought we’d take a look at how a few animal characteristics are perceived or understood in our language use - then think about whether or not there’s truth in those reputations - such as - are Weasels weasily?!

     
  • Let it Bee this spring

    16 May 2022

    Let it Bee this spring

    People ask what to do about bumblebees nesting in the garden. Our answer? Let them bee!

     
  • Good weather for ducks

    16 May 2022

    Good weather for ducks

    Wet weather wildlife. Which creatures either love, hate or just about tolerate rain? asks Charlotte Owen