News from Wildlife

Day 2: Formentera

28 minutes ago

Another beautiful day dawned in Ibiza and the Villa Rosa birding posse set out on the Ibiza-Forme...

Hen Harrier on patch April 22nd

10 hours ago

River Coly, Colyton.What an afternoon that was! Hen Harrier is a raptor I had been wanting to see on...

April | Harrier | 22nd | Patch | hen |

Dribs & Drabs arriving

16 hours ago

Sunny intervals, 21°, light ESE. Still only dribs and drabs arriving out at Lollingdon. An increase...

Arriving |

Appletons Wildlife Diary – Swallows

18 hours ago

Swallows words by Alex White The Swallows have returned. The bird above is possibly an older male, w...

wildlife | Diary | swallows |

Dead Sea

18 hours ago

The tern passage didn't happen today and the highlight was a male Yellow Wagtail on the horse paddoc...

dead | sea |

Smooth and Palmate Newts

22 hours ago

I have a small garden pond which attracts both Smooth and Palmate Newts. Smooth Newts are the commo...

smooth |

Spring in the air

1 day ago

I had a very early morning start at Spurn yesterday. I was in the hide at Kilnsea Wetlands for just...

spring |

Owlet dramas, as we go from three to two….

1 day ago

As you can imagine, there is a tremendous amount of footage to look through each week at Yew View. I...

dramas |

Dark Green Fritillary - caterpillar

1 day ago

The Dark Green Fritillary butterfly is common, sometimes very common during the summer at Longstone...

Caterpillar | dark | green |

First light and out

1 day ago

An eleven bird first round then half a dozen dribs and drabs and then that was it as regards landbir...

light |

Swallows are back

2 days ago

A couple of days ago the sound of twittering and warbling reappeared over the garden. The Swallows h...

swallows |

Two Willies

2 days ago

I met up with Andy soon after six am. Here at Oakenclough we’d suffered three aborted ringing sessio...

My Blackbirds Fledge… and I move the camera to a new nest!

2 days ago

I can’t believe how quickly the blackbirds duo have grown and, this week, they left the nest, fledgi...

NEST | camera |

The Buzz Is Back.

2 days ago

A little more interest and movement at Conder Green on Wednesday than I had experienced on Monday, n...

buzz |

Vretsia, Nata ford, Asprokremnos reservoir, Anarita and Timi, Cyprus - 20th April 2019

2 days ago

We headed up to Vretsia, not knowing whether the road in would have survived the torrential rains th...

NATA | April | Reservoir | Cyprus | 20th | Ford |

Summer Snowflake - Clough Wood

2 days ago

At a chance meeting with Simon Roddis yesterday he told me about a flowering Summer Snowflake he ha...

Wood | summer | snowflake |

Roe Deer - Beeley Moor

2 days ago

Brief view of a Roe Deer crossing Beeley Moor this morning and having to jump quite high to clear t...

Deer | Roe | Moor |

Punching above the conditions?

2 days ago

Didn't look very promising this morning - you could just about see the other side of the Bay, full m...

punching |

A good mix!

3 days ago

Sunny, 21°, light NE. A relatively quiet hill today. The first Yellow Wagtail of the year dropped in...

mix |

Slightly clearer but the turning tide produces the goods

3 days ago

When the wind is in the east at this time of year and the visibility at least as far as the Kent cha...

goods | Tide | produces | clearer | Turning |