Tagged: Birds

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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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Respect Not Persecution

When we talk of villains and evil characters there is undoubtably a plethora of individuals and personalities who spring to mind for different people. Personally, I might think of The Joker, Maleficent, Dracula, Hannibal...

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Wanted Alive Not Dead: Red Kites Worth Millions

Too often we see too many articles, new stories and social media postings that are targeted at generating negative press towards some of our most magnificent species. What are these species? You’ve guess...

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