Meet the Model – Bobby the Blue Tit

Meet the Model - Bobby the Blue Tit ,  Cyanstes caeruleus Words and pictures by Peter Hanscomb The Blue Tit is an easy to recognise garden favourite. With it's small size and distinctive blue and yellow plumage , the Blue tit is a regular garden visitor that's wide spread throughout the British Isles and mainland [...]

News – Bovis and the Hedgehog

Housebuilder launches industry-first hedgehog campaign to protect creatures under threat. A national housebuilder has joined forces with the British Hedgehog Preservation Society and launched a trailblazing campaign to protect hedgehogs and other endangered creatures at locations across the country. In an industry-first initiative, Bovis Homes, part of the newly-formed Vistry Group, will install hedgehog highways [...]

Fox Cam

Fox Cam is back after nearly a year out of action. No sign of Peanuts or Limpy , however we do seem to have a few new visitors to the garden, including One Eye and stringy tail. The new camera is obviously visible to our visiting foxes, something new on their nightly adventures !

Bob’s Blog – Lessons from a Robin

by Bob Brind-Surch, professional photographer and naturalist . http://www.naturesphotos.co.uk There is one question I receive more than any other either from people at camera club talks or booking on one of my workshops or tours. “How long a lens do I need for wildlife photography ?” I have thought about this often either as I [...]

Meet the Model – Rocky the Robin

Say hello to the European Robin , Erithacus rubecula.   The Robin aka the Robin Redbreast is embedded into British folklore. It features in traditional children's stories and is strongly associated with our notion of a traditional British Christmas. It's bright red breast features on many traditional Christmas cards. Legend has it that when Jesus [...]