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Ep15 UK Wildlife Podcast – Nick Baker – Part 2

Part two of our chat/interview with Nick Baker, presenter from Really Wild Show, Nick’s quest, Springwatch, Weird Creatures and Nick Baker’s Wild West among others. We discuss his favourite UK Reptile or amphibian, what British animal we would love to see and chat away on various other topics! (If you missed part one/Episode 14 you…

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Ep14 UK Wildlife Podcast – Nick Baker – Part 1

A conversation between three naturalists driven slightly made by the lockdown! We have Wildlife TV presenter Nick Baker on the show, famous for presenting Really Wild show, Nick’s Quest and Weird Creatures, and we discuss all sorts of wildlife topics and answer questions sent in by listeners. In news we cover ‘no mow May’, BOP…

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Ep13 – Nature Photography in the Lockdown / at Home Special

A special episode where we look at photography ideas and projects you can do during the lockdown, most of which in your home or garden. Includes macro, garden bird and pond creature photography, mini indoor nature studio and an idea for your exercise walk are all discussed. Links for the sources for further ideas/projects mentioned…

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Ep12 UK Wildlife Podcast – Ants in the Garden

We talk abut the 3 most commonly found ant species in gardens: the black garden ant Lasius niger, the red ant Myrmica rubra and the yellow meadow ant Lasius flavus. and answer some of your question on ants.  WARNING contains ant puns! In news we discuss porpoises in a river, idiotic Chinese lantern releases and…

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Ep11 UK Wildlife Podcast – with Stephen Moss

In this episode we talk to Stephen Moss, author of over 40 natural history books, producer of TV programmes such as Birding with Bill Oddie and Springwatch and lecturer in creative writing at Bath Spa University We talk about tips for writing nature books, his experiences in broadcasting, bird watching and Birdfair being cancelled among…

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Ep10 – UK Wildlife Podcast – What to do in the Lockdown

Main topic is what to do in your garden during the lockdown. We have some good feedback/follow up on the mole topic and a sound clip from a friend of the show. In the News we look at a new way to age Great Crested Newts, irresponsible grouse moors setting fires during a time of…

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Ep9 UK Wildlife Podcast – Moles

The main topic is the mole Neil mentions and excellent toad surveying session and Vic discusses Frog and toad spawn appearing.In news discuss a fishery owner killing an otter (and actually being jailed) and the badger cull being ‘phased out’ (or not). Above image of mole by Didier Descouens CC BY-SA 4.0 Podcast: Play in new…

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Ep8 UK Wildlife Podcast – Frogs and Toads with Steven Allain

We are joined by Steven Allain to discuss (and answer your questions) Frogs and Toads Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More News stories Beavers helping prevent flooding Sparrowhawk killed story 1 Sparrowhawk killed story 2 Coul Links development blocked Are you Team Frog or Team toad, vote on twitter below: To go with our…

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Ep7 UK Wildlife Podcast – Your Questions Special Wildlife Photography

A special episode where we answer your questions on wildlife photography, advice on the different camera options, macro lens advice and tips on photographing moving insects and pond life are among other questions answered. Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | More

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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.

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Ep4 UK Wildlife Podcast – Christmas Special

In News we discuss: The sad passing of David Bellamy Harvest Mice thriving on a reintroduction site Baby porpoise poisoned by pollution We answer Steve Bonds question about a magpie eating a mouse And our main topic is wildlife species associated with Christmas: reindeer, robins, holly and mistletoe   Click here to play Subscribe here:Apple…

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Ep3 UK Wildlife podcast – How to get adults interested in Wildlife

We discuss in News: Leaky Dams, rise in poisoned owl no.s in Epping Forest and dormouse decline. The main topic of discussion is Graham’s question: It was interesting and encouraging to hear in episode 1 of your podcast that the young children seem to be growing up with quite a good grasp of natural knowledge,…

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Episode 2 – UK Wildlife Podcast – Migration

We talk about at migration, but mostly in amphibians, reptile, insects, fish and bats, rather than birds.In news: Neil moans about Angling Trust trying to get cormorants on General license and we talk about better news on beaver reintroduction Podcast notes: Angling Trust Cormorant added to general license campaign page (warning depressing and scientifically dubious…

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UK Wildlife Podcast – Ep1 – Short eared Owls + Skomer

Episode 1 – we discuss what we’ve been up to (SPOILER: Me lots, Vic not so much), Shorted owls, Skomer and how children are good at find fungi and inverts

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