Nature's Calendar Blog

  • How to identify butterflies: a quick guide

    By Charlotte Armitage, 29/03/2018

    We record ten butterfly species on Nature’s Calendar and we’ve already had a number of reports for some. Have you spotted any butterflies yet? Also download our holly blue desktop calendar.

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  • Signs of spring

    By Valerie Hurst, 16/03/2018

    Valerie describes her first red-tailed bumblebee encounter this season. Learn more about her experience and why we record this species with Nature's Calendar. 

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  • February: photographs of the month

    By Charlotte Armitage , 08/03/2018

    Have you been recording the first signs of spring? See if your photos have been selected this month.

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  • What do ladybirds eat?

    By Charlotte Armitage , 28/02/2018

    Ladybirds should start appearing from early March but we have already had a number of reports. If you’ve noticed any that have been active and outside please let us know. Also download our 7-spot ladybird desktop calendar.

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  • So many snowdrops

    By Sally Cunningham , 14/02/2018

    Sally talks about her experiences recording snowdrops with Nature's Calendar and explains how to tell native and cultivated varieties apart. We have already had 390 records of snowdrops first flowering so this event may have already happened in your area, if it hasn't let us know when it does.  

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