Tagged: winter

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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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Credit: Francis C. Franklin

How To Look After Birds During Winter

When it comes to winter, there are few things that you should consider if you want to look after the birds that visit your garden in winter. If you’re currently leaving out food...

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The Sad Sun of Autumn

Do you ever look at the Sun and think, ‘How sad?’ It is a feeling associated with Autumn. How odd it is that the Sun, an everlasting and constant form, can be perceived...

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In the Spotlight- the Scarlet/Ruby Elf Cup

Originally published 15 february 2015. Woodlands offer many treats for an avid nature lover and the Scarlet Elf Cup, Sarcoscypha coccinea, or Ruby Elf Cup, Sarcoscypha austriaca, are most definitely high on my...

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The Big Sleep of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle

Autumn is a time of great change for our wildlife. Days get short, nights get long, leaves turn from green to orange and the cold sweeps through the country. For most, this means...

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In the Spotlight- the Robin

The robin, Erithacus rubecula, is an iconic British bird species, with it’s vibrant ‘red’ breast making it very easy to identify. For many, many years the robin has been associated with Christmas and...

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