Roam with the Animals

Those great folk at the International Fund for Animal Welfare have a new on-line magazine.  It’s full of news, photos and information and news on animal and current wildlife issues. It is so worth a read, that I have posted a link to it below. To see what’s really...

Cold and hungry birds

Our recent weather has posed enormous challenges for all of our wildlife, and our birds are really struggling.  The BBOWT advise that: “Summer migrants such as cuckoos, swallows and house martins normally start to appear in April. However cold weather has meant that winter visitors, such as waxwings, are...

2012: A Disaster Year For Butterflies

Yet more casualties of 2012 are our butterflies. Butterfly Conservation in their latest e-newsletter state “In fact, 2012 was the worst butterfly year on record. Cold, wet conditions made it difficult for species to feed, fly and mate. Only four from 56 species studied saw their populations rise –...