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Aye, aye skipper

A few weeks back I was complaining about the inability of Small Skippers to ever stay still and let me take a photo. Happily that has now changed.

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30 Days Wild – Day 26 – Aberlady Bay

Day 26 is really a second part to Day 25, coming from the first ever Local Nature Reserve, established in 1952. Aberlady Bay.

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30 Days Wild – Day 19 – Meadow

There is a small wildflower meadow a minute outside my office, but I never go and walk in it. I’m always drawn to the lake. For Day 19, I changed that.

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30 Days Wild – Day 4 – Bonus content!

Because why should I be restricted to highlighting one moment a day, of a great moment presents itself?

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Visiting chiffchaff and resident Long-tailed Tits

It’s an exciting time in the garden right now, with signs of Spring everywhere…

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Chaddesden Woods, August 2016

A day of elusive insects and amphibians in Derby last weekend, but there were some treats amongst the frustrations.

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Is it Spring yet?

Is it Spring yet? It’s never a straightforward question. Meteorologists broadly break the year up into four seasons, and Spring occupies the months of March-May. So on that basis, today is the first day of Spring. Another way of measuring … Continue reading

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