An amateur naturalist’s knowledge is always going be restricted by the quality of reference material available which is usually going to be a field guide. I have looked for years for a top quality field guide to insects but have yet to find one so inevitably I photograph a number of insects I can never identify. 87 more words
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I was pottering around, getting myself ready for the day, when ‘upstairs’ said:
“Go to the front of the caravan.”
So I duly went and stood facing the large bay window. 688 more words
Two little ducklings were rescued from a storm drain after quick-thinking workers coaxed them to safety with an iPad recording of their mother’s quack.
The birds, which were only a few days old, fell down a manhole in Burton Bradstock in West Dorset last week. 228 more words
One of the things I enjoy most about writing my nature notes is the challenge of finding something interesting to say about every species I feature and I hope, in time, to feature every species of animal and plant I have found in Dorset. 103 more words