Wildlife Newsletter

The Newsletter is produced from contributions sent to Margaret Cheetham who puts them all together on a regular basis – see the bottom of the Newsletter for contact details. Please also contact her if you would like back copies. Please note that the files are in PDF format and usually between 0.5 and 3 Mb big:

Good afternoon! A special fungus and bird edition to brighten up a grey day. Check out the beautiful purple mushroom – a stunning colour:

Good evening! A special feature on mating hornets – a rare observationPlus other goodies, as always:

Good evening! A special fungi edition featuring the Parasol Mushroom, Puffball and The Sickener – apty named and not to be eaten!

Good morning! Start the week with a Pestle Puffball (complete with cover girl) plus bird and reptile observations and an unusual ID question:

Good morning! Today goes “behind the scenes” to visit a female with a tuning fork mark on her head. Plus some delightful bird bath updates from Throop and observations on an early morning walk across Briantspuddle water meadows. A beautiful sight (if you’re early enough):

Good morning! The parasites are back!  Read all about them on the Fox Moth caterpillar. Plus your observations on birds, fungi, butterflies and frogs:

Good morning A special Fungi and Gorse Edition, featuring fungi from Bladen Valley, Briantspuddle, Affpuddle Woods, Erica Trust land and your ID questions answered;

Good morning! Start the week with an orange-themed newsletter featuring Fairies Bonnets, Orange Peel Fungus, ID questions and updates from the River Piddle:

Good morning! A special feature on the importance of “looking under the bonnet” Check out the Earth Balls, Squirrel Chaos, a Tug-of-war and garden Chiffchaffs;

Good morning! Are Fox Moths on the rise? What’s the year been like for parish butterflies?

Good morning! Start the week with a special feature on Ichneumons. Plus Palmate Newts, Stonechats, Small Copper and Elephant Hawkmoth:

Good morning! Today we feature some wonderful weeds. Plus a mystery web and many other weekend goodies.