Category Archives: Nature

RSPB Garden Birdwatch 2020

Well, its that time of year again when we sit and watch the birds in the garden for an hour or so. As ever, the weather isn’t the best and it makes one wonder why we do it now. However, … Continue reading

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Polytunnel Activity, Planting Tomatoes, Garden Birdlife, etc..

Last year I gave up my allotment. It was too far away and not doing what I wanted (unlike many allotments, despite the fact there are over 100 plots, rarely are there any people about. Everybody seems to go on … Continue reading

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Green Shieldbug Eggs

Whilst harvesting swiss chard, found these. Continue reading

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Cuckoo

We heard a cuckoo today, the first time for years Continue reading

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Garden Birds – RSPB Birdwatch

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A Walk at Attenborough Nature Reserve – Fish

We went out on a walk this afternoon (we’re trying to up our paces as part of our get fitter campaign). As well as the usual sightings of a collection of water birds, we saw something I’ve never seen before. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi as a Naturewatching Camera

Those of you who watch Springwatch on the BBC are probably already ahead of me. I was interested to see that there was a short article in one of the programs on a “£25 Nature Watching Camera” from MyNaturewatch. It … Continue reading

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