Wheldrake Ings NNR May 2018

It was a glorious sunny Sunday morning, so I decided to head for Wheldrake Ings National Nature Reserve, in the hopes of being there before most other people. Continue reading

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Yorkshire Puffin Festival 2018

This weekend is the first annual Yorkshire Puffin Festival; a celebration of puffins, and all the other wildlife to be discovered along the Flamborough headland. There will be events on through Saturday, Sunday and Monday and it’ll be well worth a visit. You can find more info HERE. Continue reading

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Thixendale and the Yorkshire Wolds, May 2018

I had a day on the Yorkshire Wolds looking at some excellent conservation projects last week. I didn’t have much chance to take photos, but I wanted to share anyway. Continue reading

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By the light of the moon

The other night the moon was extraordinarily bright, and I thought I’d have a quick go at getting a shot of it. Continue reading

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Very wetlands, North Cave, April 2018

A week on from glorious sunshine over Spurn, and jealousy from all my friends, a more grounded experience as I headed for North Cave Wetlands. It lived up to its name. Continue reading

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Sun over Spurn, April 2018

Apologies for the long absence of posts. I’ve had things sat waiting to write but haven’t got round to it. So I’m going to post a few quick ones over the next few days, then I’ll get back to some proper efforts! So we’ll start on the 20th April… Continue reading

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Moorlands Nature Reserve, April 2018

Moorlands is a local Yorkshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve that I have been visiting since I was a boy and it continues to be a place that delights me. It’s a small woodland with a important collection of rhododendrons that flower in May. Continue reading

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Spring at last?

It finally has begun to feel like Spring is here, possibly even a gallop into almost summer-like temperatures. That means a lot of action in the garden from the birds and the bees. And the bee-flies. Continue reading

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YWT Potteric Carr March 2018

Being in the area with an hour to spare, I thought I would have a quick look for the bitterns at Potteric Carr near Doncaster. Continue reading

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A few snowtracks

Just a quick post to highlight the way animal tracks get formed in the snow. Continue reading

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