Monthly Archives: November 2013

Earthinfocus 2014 calendar

Our Earthinfocus 2014 calendar is full of beautiful images of British wildlife and landscapes. For just £10 plus postage (£2.00 within the UK; £5.50 to the rest of Europe; £7.50 to outside Europe), get this wonderfully designed calendar to brighten up your wall. The month planner has space for notes on each day and British […]

Dalavich Ancient Oakwood

Ancient oak tree within Dalavich Oakwood.

Last week, Anna and I spent a few days near Loch Awe in western Scotland. This is an area with an abundance of coastline, freshwater, woodland, hills and wildlife. Fortunately we were too late in the year for midges but we certainly experienced the changeable weather! A few years back, before I’d started university (OK, […]

Wheatear survival

Back in September I wrote a blog in which I introduced my research work on the wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe). Today I’m going to delve a bit further into this work, focusing on how food availability during the breeding season affects survival. As I mentioned previously, the wheatear is a migrant songbird that undertakes some of […]