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On a grey day in mid-October I visited the UK National Arboretum at Westonbirt, Gloucestershire. The spectacular Acers and other early changing autumnal trees…

During the latter part of the summer and into early autumn various insects and spiders have provided macro photo-opportunities. Here are a few results that I'd…

In the British Isles we have the Common or Atlantic puffin. In summer the Farne Islands are 'home' for over 55,000 pairs of puffins out of a total UK population…

Grey seals, also called Atlantic seals, are found on both side of the northern Atlantic Ocean. Those around Great Britain are found mainly along exposed rocky…

Gulls are familiar the world over, often living alongside people, originally exploiting the losses and discards from fishing. In British seaside towns, Herring…

There are four reptile species we are likely to see in East Devon - Viviparous lizard, Slow worm, Grass snake and common European adder or viper. Two very rare…

In 2020 we have had fewer summer butterflies in the garden than in most years. But here are some of those pictures collected since June, some in our garden,…

On 21 August 2020, Sidmouth had some especially strong onshore winds for summertime, which brought uncharacteristically rough seas. The sea conditions didn't…

Little egrets are recent newcomers to Britain. They spread from mainland Europe in the 1990s and have established a strong breeding presence in Britain. They…

We have been tantalised by neighbours reporting numerous recent sightings of Tawny owls, even in daytime; and we have heard them in daytime since April. Why do…

Aristotle remarked "One swallow does not a summer make, nor one fine day; similarly one day or brief time of happiness does not make a person entirely happy." …

Sidmouth is a small coastal town at the mouth of the River Sid in East Devon. It sits on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site (https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/…

Woodpeckers are frequent visitors to our garden, especially the Green woodpeckers which we see all year round, apart from a few weeks in early summer when they…

Most mammals which use our garden are nocturnal and hard to see. We have bats flying through regularly but there is little prospect of me photographing those.…
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