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Ep5 UK Wildlife Podcast – Pond life in Winter

What pond creatures, such as the pond oilve mayfly, do to survive the cold in winter, and give some tips on how to look after your pond when it freezes over. Kestrel decline and our first memory’s of garden wildlife, and what surprises us about nature. Seal pup deaths and should dogs be allowed in nature reserves.

Superb Seals

Going back to a couple of weekends ago, while on my birthday wildlife weekend, I spent an afternoon at a seal colony. Descending the steep cliff path down towards the colony, we could see a number of seals out on the rocks. The weather was warm and this small seal was sitting on a rock,…

Best of 2016 part 2

Here is part 2 of my 2016 review, carrying on from part 1. I had a wildlife trip up to Yorkshire for an early birthday present and one of my targets was a common hawker dragonfly. I had seen a probably common hawker in the Cairngorms back in 2014, but I’d never had a good…