Nature's Calendar Blog

  • Are the blue tits near you nesting yet?

    By Lorienne Whittle, 28/03/2019
    A blue tit with nesting material

    Last month we reported the high number of insect recordings submitted to Nature's Calendar as a result of some mild and sunny spells. Will this mean that blue tits, whose young rely on the presence of lots of juicy caterpillars, will be out of sync in the timing of their nest building and egg laying?

    Find out more about what we have found so far.


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  • Insects react to a sunny and mild February

    By Lorienne Whittle, 12/03/2019
    7 spot ladybird sat on a leaf

    Has spring arrived? Citizen scientists across the UK have been spotting and recording an array species which traditionally herald the arrival of spring. Find out how wildlife has reacted to an unusually mild and sunny February. 


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  • Brimstone records are fluttering in

    By Judith Garforth, 25/02/2019
    Brimstone butterfly perched on red flower

    Brimstone records have been fluttering in now that the sun is shining. Download our free desktop calendar for March.

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  • Frogs have been spawning: January news and photos

    By Lorienne Whittle, 15/02/2019

    January has been a busy month for Nature’s Calendar. Frogs have been spawning, butterflies have been awakening and some of your early spring records have even been featured on BBC Winterwatch! Find out what’s happened over the last month.

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  • Top 3 wildflowers to spot this spring

    By Lorienne Whittle and Sophie Palmer, 01/02/2019
    Colt's-foot flower blossoming

    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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