Monthly Archives: October 2014

Wildlife heroes go the extra mile for turtle doves

From a blog originally posted on the Operation Turtle Dove website Tomorrow (26th October), two wildlife heroes are going the extra mile – literally – to help support the effort to save one of England’s most threatened birds – the turtle

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Simon’s Blog: Applause and some celebration

Surely we should be applauding? A mammoth journey underway, not helped by two roaring Rolls Royce engines, but by the power of muscle and evolutionary adaptation. When you hear or see your first Redwings as I have this week, you,

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Which flowers are the best source of nectar?

There is growing evidence that both domestic honeybees and wild pollinators are in trouble, and the many wildflowers that depend on them for pollination are also declining. But are pollinator declines driving flower losses or vice versa? Or are other

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Simon’s Blog: Migration, are we killers or saviours?

Look-up! listen! you will hear them, they are coming! If you are wondering back from the pub one evening and hear the distinctive ‘siiiiii’ call overhead that is likely to be Redwings returning to winter here and passing through to also

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