Blog: By Tag


Wild Daffodil © Allen Holmes 2020

Signs of spring

As the days become lighter and skies become brighter, our Inspiring People Officer Steph Turner, shares the seasonal highlights that will but a ‘spring’ in your step.

House sparrow ♂ © Amy Lewis

Spadgers and spuggies

Every morning the sound of chirping melts across the front garden as the birds wake up and search for an early feast to start the day off.

Hawthorn © Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

N'er cast a clout till May is out

Mid May and as the saying goes, “n'er cast a clout till May is out”. The proverb basically reminds us of our fickle British weather and its ability to bathe us in warmth one day and bring…

Water vole © Tom Marshall

Close encounters of the vole kind

As the days draw out and nights get shorter, with the sun higher in the sky, my thoughts turn back to this time last year: a lazy moment sat on a grassy bank overlooking the crystal clear waters…

Male yellowhammer © Chris Gomersall/2020VISION

The scribble lark

As the hawthorn hedgerows sprout vibrant, green, spring growth and the branches sway in an easterly breeze, a bright yellow-topped, once familiar farmland bird erupts into song.

Hare at North Cliffe Woods © John Broadley

Mad March hares

As we enter the month of April and leave March behind us, the world of wildlife gears up for spring.