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Common seals, Mike Sims

August 2016

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As well as harvest time it’s also school holidays and when the cries of “I’m bored! What shall we do?” start, and they don’t want… Read More »August 2016

Small tortoiseshell on Buddleia davidii, Sheila Sims

July 2016

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Rainbows must be near the top of the list of nature’s spectacular sights; who doesn’t stop and look when one appears. But a rainbow is… Read More »July 2016

Mute swans, Sheila Sims

June 2016

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The summer months bring butterflies flying on warm, sunny days but one that will often be active during overcast weather is the Ringlet; it is able… Read More »June 2016

Small Copper, Sheila Sims

May 2016

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This month it’s going to be rubbish. At least, that’s what the first part of my diary is about and there won’t be any photos… Read More »May 2016

Hen Pheasant nest, Sheila Sims

April 2016

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A piping whistle and a flash of iridescent blue on a springtime walk along a stream and you’ve seen a Kingfisher, albeit very briefly as… Read More »April 2016

Common Toad, Sheila Sims

March 2016

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Because of the mild winter, as well as spring flowers being advanced, many trees and hedges will already have developed buds which should be bursting… Read More »March 2016

Primroses, Sheila Sims

February 2016

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February brings welcome signs of spring with primroses, snowdrops and daffodils, the sounds of birds singing and cock pheasants sparring. The pheasants started their performances… Read More »February 2016

Pair of Mallards, Sheila Sims

January 2016

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Winter is a great time to visit Cley Nature Reserve where many species of water birds gather to feed on the salt marshes. Some are… Read More »January 2016

Holly lower leaves… Sheila Sims

December 2015

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Now is the time to clean your pond because doing this during the winter months will cause minimum disturbance to wildlife. Although some frogs may… Read More »December 2015


November 2015

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They’re back! One animal’s image that we see everywhere at this time of year, because of Halloween, is the spider. Great, big hairy ones feature… Read More »November 2015