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It is the Cambridge Festival of Ideas once again, and this week I will be highlighting five events which can be picked up by the keen thinkers amongst us.  400 more words

What's On In Cambridge

Went out for a ride

Deadbeat  avian  flew

The cuckoo is a curious bird

Not curious like a cat


It behaves in a very curious manner

Perhaps I should have said peculiar… 124 more words


New BTO cuckoo research and what it might mean for Dartmoor

The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) has just published a paper in Nature Communications entitled “Population decline is linked to migration route in the Common Cuckoo”. 909 more words

This is how it is.

Yesterday was a dark day for me. I tried. Anyone who’s ever known me will know that I tried to stop the destruction of the wildlife rich site at the top of my road. 326 more words

A nightingale sang and then was destroyed.

Last night I sat in my garden with a friend. We built a fire, watched a shooting star fall overhead and listened to a nightingale sing. 267 more words

Red Kites & Fracking

Red Kite – Doug Simpson

Any Red Kites Nesting Near You?

At the beginning of March, Red Kites probably started thinking about nests and all that entails. 1,831 more words

Book of the Week: Cuckoo

What is Book of the Week? See the first Book of the Week post.

Cuckoo: Cheating by Nature

by Nick Davies, with field drawings by James McCallum. 502 more words

Book Of The Week