Wildlife Blog

Blue tit video screenshot.
7th July 2014

Local Patch Reporter Duncan Richardson has been finding out how he can use a small computer to monitor wildlife. 

Tawny owl chick that got caught in the rain.
2nd July 2014

Local Patch Reporter Robert Fuller has been watching tawny owl chicks fledge. 

Rook.
1st July 2014

Look out for some of our most intelligent garden birds and report on their ingenious behaviour. 

Sunset, Arne Nature Reserve, East Dorset.
27th June 2014

Local Patch Reporter Jennifer Hunt signed up at the last minute to a dusk walk at Arne Nature Reserve, East Dorset. 

Bullfinch on feeder.
12th June 2014

The colourful, but shy bullfinch is a welcome, rare addition to the garden.

Top left is a large but shrivelled common skate eggcase.
10th June 2014

Local Patch Reporter Sally Huband has been on a fascinating search for eggcases. 

Great diving beetle.
4th June 2014

Local Patch Reporter Ben Dolphin discovers a very noisy great diving beetle under the bonnet of his car. 

Four peregrine falcon chicks, Nottingham Trent University.
29th May 2014

Local Patch Reporter Jack Perks visits Nottingham Trent University to observe peregrine falcon chicks being ringed. 

Goldfinches
14th May 2014

Local Patch Reporter Sam Hobson has been busy monitoring Bristol’s blossoming birdlife.

Wheatear
13th May 2014

Local Patch Reporter Ben Dolphin celebrates the arrival of the wheatear.