I started my walk along Brook Furlong Lane this morning where a long deadpredated Barn Owl lay outside the pony stable. There were several Raven on the pylons and trees along the lane and then a party of Long-tailed Tit were foraging in the bushes. Out on the River Weaver were the usual Tufted Duck, […]
I started this morning watching the sunrise over the Mersey Estuary at Eastham and then I made my way to Ince. The pools held c70 Eurasian Teal, c20 Mallard, c15 Gadwall, 3 Little Grebe (one of which was catching small fish as I walked on to the marsh and again as I made my way […]
Mallard This is Leo the duck — ” I’m the king of the pond!!” © HJ Ruiz – Avian101
Highlights from this month’s issue of News On The Wing include:
- #CITESCoP18 highlights
- The Trump Administration’s proposed changes to the #EndangeredSpeciesAct
- Fires in the Amazon Rainforest
- Updates & initiatives from global wildlife organizations
- Wildlife, Forests and Marine Conservation issues
As the Southern Hemisphere approaches spring, the north is getting into autumn. This marks an important time for bird migration. Migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south, undertaken by many species of birds. Bird movements include those made in response to changes in food availability, habitat, or weather. Thank you to all…
If I decide to go for an early morning walk at the local wetlands when it’s high tide, I often find that I am the first person there for the day. How do I know? By the seagull parade! Along the boardwalk are a few bridges over sections of the Tamar River, and there are […]
What is Project 366? Read more here! After seeing plenty of Wood Bison at a distance dotting pastures, fields and forest edges I imagined that the day I would get close and personal with the largest terrestrial animal in the americas would be along a remote trail far away from human civilization. Well I could […]
For our August selection, we’ve chosen The Wilden Marsh Blog. This blog showcases and champions the wildlife and natural environment of the Lower Stout Valley of Worcestershire England. Blogger Michael Griffiths provides stunning photographs and compelling descriptions of the daily happenings of the varied and beautiful Marsh residents. Check our The Wilden Marsh Blog!
“A nature conservation blog about the fauna and flora of Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest in the Lower Stour Valley, Worcestershire, England.”
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Say hello to Brian the Badger (Meles Meles) Despite being rarely seen during daylight hours ,Badgers are easily recognisable and widespread on the British mainland. The low set animal has a solid frame , black and white striped face with grey body hair and a lighter underside.With an average weight of 15 kg the Badger has […]