Month: March 2017

Egretta garzetta

Egretta garzetta,┬áthe scientific name for the little Egret. This slender-necked bird is part of the small heron family and is found mainly in southern UK and Ireland. It can also be spotted throughout Africa, Asia, Australasia and other parts of Europe. Unlike it’s larger…

Natural weavers

As well as studying full time at university, I also work for a conservation company which covers a broad range of jobs such as newt fencing, hedge laying, pond building, ground clearing and vegetation management. Whilst carrying out these jobs you are most likely…

Little Grebe fishing

The other day i signed up to the RSPB at my local nature reserve. I spent the day walking around wetlands and grasslands seeing birds that i never thought i would see in this area. what a great reserve! i will more than definitely…

Dipper Island

River walks are by far one of my favourite past times, especially when i have my camera with me. Rivers provide a great food source for all kinds of wildlife so you never know what you will come across. Like the dipper which has…

World wildlife day

Today is world wildlife day so I wanted to share my thoughts on a subject which captivates me. I think it’s vital that we don’t lose touch with wildlife and the outdoors. Nowadays we spend more and more time on our phones, watching TV,…

The Dragon in the sky

When i was growing up, we were lucky enough to have a large garden. It was packed with giant conifers, colourful flowers, thick shrubs and a pond. I was out in the garden nearly every day looking for animals. There’s no doubt this is…