A nightingale sang

The other week I was lucky enough to join a Bristol Naturalists’ Society walk to RSPB Highnam Woods in Gloucestershire in search of that master of song, the nightingale. I’d never actually heard a nightingale before – they’re sadly quite a rare thing these days. There is so much history and folklore surrounding these special … More A nightingale sang

An Easter walk

Over Easter I managed to visit family in Kent and take a walk at Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve, a lovely reserve on the edge of Sevenoaks, owned by the Kent Wildlife Trust. After some glorious warm weather the week before, spring appeared to have been put on hold temporarily, and the day had turned out rather … More An Easter walk

Short-eared owls and waders: adventures on the Isle of Sheppey

I’m hoping to write a proper post over the next day or so giving a round-up of the wildlife I’ve seen and the wildlife adventures I’ve had over the past year. However, I couldn’t resist a final short post on my latest wildlife trip – a raptor and wader spectacular on the Isle of Sheppey … More Short-eared owls and waders: adventures on the Isle of Sheppey