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Spring Butterflies.

It’s May, and spring is well under way and with it butterflies start taking to the air. There are a couple of nature reserves within a few miles of where I live that are good butterfly habitats. Below are butterflies … Continue reading

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Lady’s In Bloom.

It’s Bluebell season! Bluebells in full bloom There are three small woodlands near where I live that are great for Bluebells in the spring. All three are maintained by the local Wildlife Trust. The best known locally, and the most … Continue reading

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Signs Of Spring.

The day’s are starting to get longer and the sun is getting warmer, things are starting to stir at the Woodwalton Fen nature reserve. Plants and blossom are starting to appear. Blossom and bee’s are startimg to appear Spring can … Continue reading

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The Beast From The East.

At the beginning of March you would expect the weather to be warming up and your thoughts turning to Spring sunshine. This year was slightly different, icy winds and snow blew in from Siberia. This ‘cold snap’ brought with it … Continue reading

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The ‘Upside Down Bird’.

I’ve always wanted to see a Nuthatch closeup and maybe get a decent photograph. I was lucky on both counts recently when I visited a small local woodland. Not only were there other woodland birds around but also a friendly … Continue reading

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Deer, Deer.

Over the space of a couple of days I had a close encounter with two species of deer. My first was with a male Muntjac deer in woods near my home. I was standing quietly amoungst the trees when a … Continue reading

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Bit Of Luck With A Bittern.

From the sightings board at the entrance to my local nature reserve I’ve noticed a Bittern had regularly been seen from one of the hides. The sightings board at the entrance to Woodwalton Fen I’ve visited the reserve a few … Continue reading

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