Nature's Calendar Blog

  • Top 3 wildflowers to spot this spring

    By Lorienne Whittle and Sophie Palmer, 01/02/2019

    Snowdrops and bluebells are the celebrity flowers of spring, but can you spot and record 3 less familiar flowers this season? Download our free desktop calendar.

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  • Spring is already in the air: December photos

    By Martha Boalch, 09/01/2019

    In December we received a mixture of late winter records and early spring records. Here’s our top pick of the photos you send in.

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  • Hazel catkins: what they tell us about the weather

    By Martha Boalch, 21/12/2018

    One of the first signs of spring is when hazel catkins come out and release their pollen. They’re a really useful indicator of winter and early spring weather conditions.

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  • Photos of the month: November

    By Judith Garforth, 14/12/2018

    Thank you to all of our recorders. Whether you’ve submitted a photo this month or not, we really appreciate the time you’ve taken to tell us about the winter wildlife activity near you. Here are some of our favourite November photos.

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  • Winter Birds

    By Martha Boalch and Seán Kerr, 29/11/2018

    Over winter we ask you to look or listen out for blackcap, chiffchaff and song thrush. Find out more about these birds and the challenges facing them.

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