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Watching peregrine falcons in an industrial plant

Over the years I have been to some amazing places to see some spectacular wildlife. But my adventures almost always involved travelling to wild and remote places. Occasionally I venture into urban spaces, like photographing waxwings in Huddersfield or watching roe deer in a cemetery in Glasgow.
But in all my years I had never been into an industrial landscape. Then last June a dedicated birder and former employee of mine, asked for a day ...
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Wildly Pip: Living wildly in Cardiff

Hey!
I'm a blogger, instagrammer (@wildly_pip) and a lover of all things wild in Cardiff, exploring local wildlife sightings as well as going further afield. I also get involved with local projects to protect nature and write about my experiences with them, as someone from a non-conservation/wildlife background.

http://www.wildlypip.co.uk/

My latest post is from a trip to London during the summer heatwave, where there was still sightings to be ...
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A day in the life of an environmental consultant Aug 2018

last month we tackled the problems with disturbance to birds on the North Kent Marshes and met with the RSPB to discuss practical improvements to increase lapwing chick survival on farmland in Kent.
https://naturegirlblogdotcom.wordpress. ... gust-2018/
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Wildlife and the Small Garden

If you like the idea of a wildlife garden, but only have a tiny space, there are a few ideas to check out in this article on my nature blog:-

https://countrysidekim.com/small-garden-wildlife
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Organic Gardening

Organic gardening is easier than you might think. You can have an attractive and productive garden without using chemical fertilizers and pesticides. It is easy to:-

1/ Make your own compost.
2/Encourage insect and slug eating creatures.
3/Adapt natural processes to enrich your soil.

Read more... https://countrysidekim.com/organic-gardening
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WildlifePirate - My blog

Hi
Here's a link to my latest blog post (but my first on here!) Hope you enjoy it, it includes four kingfishers on one branch!
https://www.wildlifepirate.co.uk/single ... The-Window
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Jewel in the Jungle - Strawberry Poison Dart Frogs

"I picked my way through the soupy jungle air, flinching at the tinnitus whine of mosquitos..."

A chance childhood encounter with a remarkable little frog in a London pet shop led me to the rainforests of Panama as an adult in search of a wild encounter:

https://incidentalnaturalist.com/2018/0 ... art-frogs/

I'd love to hear your comments.

Thanks for stopping by!
David
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On the trail of otters in Scotland's Ardnamurchen

This summer my family and I travelled to the Ardnamurchan peninsular to look for otters. I love the Scottish countryside: its highlands, islands and coastline team with wildlife – even if it can be a little challenging to get up close.

We set off on a glorious sunny day. In Yorkshire the landscape was scorched brown – there had been only one thunderstorm in the last eight weeks. As we reached the border a bank ...
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Going microcosmic!

My new blog - 'Microcosmic'
Centred around my patch in Lancashire
http://www.microcosmic.info/

I'm going to look at themes such as:
Microcosms
Focussing the mind
Appreciating the ordinary

New post - 'Everyday magic'
http://www.microcosmic.info/2018/08/everyday-magic.html
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A day in the life of a environmental consultant June/July

In July some of the countries rarest birds fledged off of farmland in North Kent and I was there to watch them grow.
https://naturegirlblogdotcom.wordpress. ... july-2018/
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