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 evening! The spring updates are coming in – birds, butterflies, reptiles. We also have a bonus reptile report – “Home and Away”:

Good morning! A mystery nest, spring plants and flowers, and plenty of other signs of warmer weather!

Good afternoon! Check out what’s nesting in an Affpuddle water pump. Plus bluebell updates and other goodies. I also attach May’s edition of the Delta Newsletter from our sister organisation in British Colombia:

Good morning! Hot on the heels of yesterday’s 25 is newsletter 26 with some important cattle updates from Mark Warn. And – of course – other goodies:

Good afternoon Catch up on the latest spring news, including some splendid fungus and some exciting bird updates.

Good morning! Who’s been eating the bird seed at no 24? Plus news from Throop – where the Mandarin Ducks seem to be enjoying themselves. And much more. Have a lovely Easter weekend!

Good afternoon! A special edition on the Honeybee Drone – read all about “male laziness” (Ian’s words, not mine!). Plus excitement as families of pheasants move into Briantspuddle and Affpuddle:

Good evening! Eli enjoys his tour of parish wildlife. Thank you, Eli, for sharing your enthusiasm with us:

Good evening! Needless to say, the photos in the attached newsletter were taken in warmer weather. Read more about the Vapourer Moth and solitary bees. Plus spring flowers, a woodland path and Redpoll:

Good afternoon! I couldn’t decide whether to put some spring flowers or a cute Bank Vole on the front page. So we have both. Today’s special feature is the Dotted Bee-fly. Look out for them:

Good morning! Check out the mystery photo – quite extraordinary, I thought. And of course lots of other goodies, including a wonderful hanging bog:

Good morning! A bumper edition featuring swifts, rhododendrons, daffodils, root plates and a Tree Creeper. Something for everyone!