Nature's Calendar Blog

  • 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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  • 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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  • Photos of the month: November

    By Judith Garforth, 14/12/2018
    Snowdrop flower just starting to open

    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
    A male blackcap

    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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