May 2019

This month Rhododendrons start to come into flower and very beautiful they are; Sheringham Park is a good place to see them in all their glory. The original wild Rhododendron is native to parts of Asia and the southern Mediterranean … Continue reading

April 2019

This month you may come across the very distinctive Drinker moth caterpillar, so called because it likes to drink dew drops from grass stems. This caterpillar goes into hibernation in October when partly grown, where it spends the winter, to … Continue reading

March 2019

The North Norfolk coast is a wonderful place to see seals and, in one area, this breeding season has seen the highest number of Grey seals born since recording began. On Blakeney Point, which is a National Trust Nature Reserve, … Continue reading

February 2019

Back in Norfolk in time for the beginning of spring. Many people will be starting to tidy up in their gardens this month but let’s not be too hasty. All those dead leaves and branches will be sheltering amphibians and … Continue reading

January 2019

Our last month in Svalbard. There are several types of seals in the waters around Svalbard and the two that we saw were the Harbour seal and the Bearded seal. The Harbours seem to like resting on or near the … Continue reading