Nature's Calendar Blog

  • How to tell if your conker is ready

    By Martha Boalch, 25/07/2018

    The age old questions… is your conker ready for battle? And how can you give it a helping hand?

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  • Photos of the month: June

    By Martha Boalch, 09/07/2018

    Here are some of your photos from this month. Thank you to all our recorders, whether you send pictures or not, we are grateful for your time and effort.

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  • Looking out for swifts

    By Martha Boalch, 27/06/2018

    Swifts are a joyful icon of summertime with their aerial acrobatics in the sunshine. On Nature’s Calendar you can record your first spring sighting and your last glimpse at the end of summer, here’s more detail on what you need to know for successful recording.

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  • Photos of the month: May

    By Martha Boalch, 11/06/2018

    In May 532 people sent in 2109 records this is a decrease on last month as many of the spring events have already got underway. We also received 93 photos. These are some of our favourites.

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  • What do blackbirds look like? And other blackbird facts

    By Martha Boalch, 29/05/2018

    The sleek and alert blackbird is a regular sight across the UK, it is an everyday occurrence and was third place in a vote for the nation’s favourite bird. It is an interesting and amusing bird to observe. What do you know about our blackbird?

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