Posts by a host of fantastic nature writers

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Lost Bird Names

It is difficult these days to imagine this country being so connected to nature that each county could have its own folk-names for the wild animals that lived alongside us humans. We people...

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A Wild Moment

A Wild Moment

I came across some wild things today, going about their lives amidst the bustle of the human-sculpted landscape we live in. They were wild birds; a flock of 15 Redwing, some Starlings and...

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The Curlew Crisis

The Curlew. Latin name Numenius arquata. The largest wading bird in Europe, the Curlew can be seen all year round in the UK, on the moorlands and uplands in the breeding season and on the estuaries...

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Gull Cull? No Thanks

The last few days have seen an infuriating surge in the rhetoric of those calling for the control of Britain’s gulls; as campaigners clamour for the lethal action, red-faced MP’s bluster and the national press...

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Silt – a dirty word?

The dramatic and far reaching UK flooding events of last winter have been well documented in the media and discussed at large across public and private platforms. One factor that has received little...

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Naturally funny

    Nobody is totally immune to the trials of modern life. Many of us can suffer an exhaustible existence at times.  It’s no surprise that so many people turn to nature for...

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Fox Hunting: Pursuing the Inedible

Sitting in a rowing boat on the sparkling river, we sat trying to catch our breath after doing a practice 4 kilometre race piece. Gazing up the riverbank, where the bright sun illuminated...

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