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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

Hope to “see” you here! Click HERE to find out how these started and for a prompt or two. XO Pierr


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The Desert Cottontail is found mainly in the western United States. Not usually active in mid-day, but can be found foraging in the early morning and early evening. 46 more words


Romania: other wildlife

This is a round-up of some of the wildlife seen on our Naturetrek trip in Romania that haven’t featured in any of the earlier posts.  The shots below include: colourful bee-eaters, rollers and glossy ibis; new species for us – the Syrian woodpecker and Romania’s ground squirrel – the souslik; and some more regular species like the tawny pipit, fieldfare and rook. 17 more words


Sri Lanka 2017 Part 2: Kandy & Nuwara Eliya

Kandy is a major Sri Lankan city, known for its tea and also the Temple of the Tooth, one of the most sacred locations for Buddhists. 1,030 more words

The Natural World

Sri Lanka 2017 Part 1: Sigiriya

A few weeks ago I was embarking on a trip I had been looking forward to for quite a while. I was heading on a fortnight-long Naturetrek tour around Sri Lanka with a focus on the nation’s fantastic mammals and vast array of endemic birds. 750 more words

The Natural World


I see Abert Squirrels running around the forest floor and climbing trees, always moving. They seek food all day. Here is one I saw recently in a Ponderosa Pine … 17 more words

Ponderosa Pine

Westonbirt Bioblitz

We spent a fabulous morning taking part in the Bioblitz at Westonbirt.  Nature experts took groups round the arboretum to see small mammals, butterflies, bees, wildflowers, dragonflies and more.   39 more words