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18th March 2018

More days of snow are challenging the birds in our garden once again- this Magpie hopped across the ‘grass’ looking for food crumbs, while the… 48 more words

Sheffield Nature

Locals Recommend: Homosassa State Park

We’ve met some lovely people here in Tampa, and upon hearing that I wanted to take my parents to see some manatees one of them recommended Homosassa State Park. 425 more words

Locals Recommend

A Friend of the Fens: The Large Copper Butterfly

Matt Hayes, Research Assistant on the Jenyns project, writes:

As we gear up for the reopening of the Museum, we thought it would be a good time to give you a sneak peek behind the scenes. 426 more words


7th March 2018

This Moorhen is the first we have ever seen on our garden pond- no wonder the RSPB calls it ubiquitous, wherever there is fresh water. They are… 100 more words

Garden Wildlife

5th March 2018

Birds will be glad of the thaw, especially smaller ones, and the insect eaters, like Wrens and Goldcrests, which have more surface area to weight and therefore use more energy keeping warm, as do Shrews and other small mammals. 61 more words

Sheffield Nature

3rd March 2018

In freezing conditions, birds need fresh water but if the can’t get it, they will eat snow, like this Great Spotted Woodpecker I have been watching in the garden. 58 more words

Garden Wildlife

1st March 2018

On the first day of spring, birds are having to feed-up in blizzard conditions and minus temperatures, like these Long-tailed Tits, which huddle together in large group… 27 more words

Sheffield Nature