Urban Wildlife Garden Cam – Best of Natural History Museum London. The garden is home to thousands of British flora and fauna and more than 2,600 species have been identified in the garden since it opened in 1995.
Has the weather played a role in bringing unusual birds to Britain during 2016? — Official blog of the Met Office news team
Has the weather played a role in bringing unusual birds to Britain during 2016 With our position on the edge of northwest Europe, the UK receives air masses from all points of the compass during the year adding to the natural variability of our weather. This fact is known by meteorologists and birdwatchers because when […]
Tree News. New tree diseases and pests threaten our native British tree species, our naturalised and garden exotics are also under threat. This citizen science project explains how easy it is to help our trees. #HelpOurTrees
First recorded Leopard Moth – Zeuzera pyrina The first recorded Wood Leopard Moth, Zeuzera pyrina, has been made in Highgate Woods in North West London. Native to the UK it is only common in the South but never before in Highgate Woods and it’s natural reintroduction is a sign of increased biodiversity in London. The […]
During the winter months, osier willows become my favourite tree. While for most trees, leaf fall means a loss of colour and bark is grey, or brown, or just dark looking against the winter skies, osiers catch fire. The fine twigs on this willow are a brilliant, orangey colour, so when everything else is looking […] […]