Tagged: Birds

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Kicking Up A Stink

Britain. It’s one big beautiful mass of habitats. Forests, rivers, wetlands, lowlands, meadows, grasslands, mountains, lakes, ponds and, of course, moorlands. Ah moorlands, possibly the most hotly debated habitat in the UK. Debated...

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Dawn in the Forests of Bonaire

Just before light chases them away, geckos chirp their farewells from tree to tree and branch to branch.  As the blackness of night dissolves in to the brightness of day, the first bird...

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The Homogenizing of Nature.

Homogenization means to make something ‘uniform or similar’, it is a concept with connotations of blandness and repetitiveness. It could easily be applied to Britain’s high-streets, which are increasingly becoming rows of identical...

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Angling To Damage

Before we get down to the nitty gritty of this article, the first point I should make is that in no way am I accusing any individual or group of causing intentional damage....

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Why does nature make us happy?

A new scientific report from the University of Exeter (read here) has been shared widely on social media and wildlife news sites in the past few days and I thought I might share...

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Blackcaps in Winter

I currently have a male Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla) in my back garden, he has been there for at least two weeks now, probably longer. Every time I see him he is either rummaging...

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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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