Snow, hail, floods, sunshine, gales – we had every weather imaginable last month – not that the wildlife seemed to mind! Here are the latest sightings from our nature reserves.
Blog: By Topic
Now it’s time perhaps to bring the wild home as another lockdown starts and #12DaysWild and the 12 Days of Christmas comes to a close.
December brought beautiful snowy landscapes, a chance to recalibrate and, of course, lots of wonderful wildlife sightings at our nature reserves in Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside.
This old buzzard moved onto the icy moss which was being swept by a northerly wind and thoughts spun about my heard of the plight of the ground feeding and other birds which have to endure this…
It's Day 10 of the 12 days of Christmas and #12DaysWild, and peatlands birding legend Dave Steel gets his snowboots on for another epic journey, today, along the banks of the Manchester Ship…
At last I feel that I have finally understood what Bill and Ben the Flowerpot Men were saying all those decades ago.
Less challenging weather out there on the moss today, the birds’ search for food seemed a little easier as the sun worked its de-icing magic upon their snowbound larder.
The blinds drawn back and me straight into the role of Grumpy Father Christmas, created by Raymond Briggs. “Bah-Humbug.” thought I. The day began with me searching for an oasis within this desert…
A garden watch with cuppa in hand. Could this be the stay at home episode, Notes from a Comfy Kitchen?
It’s always a concern of mine once a snowfall starts to freeze, for straight away I realise that the struggle to find food for birds, like the thrushes, gets so much harder than usual