reblog from A Focus on Nature - http://www.afocusonnature.org/blog/the-imperilled-mascot It was a gloomy morning in the winter, standing on the pier our faces were already constantly whipped by the cold gusty wind. We boarded Boat 36826, the vessel the researchers of the Hong Kong Cetacean Research Project have been using nearly every day to carry out…Read more The Imperilled Mascot
Over the past few months I have been looking for Cornwall's national bird - the Cornish chough to film for an RSPB film. The mission has taken me all over Cornwall's coastlines, and the wildlife I encountered has been spectacular, here are some of the highlights - The Cornish Chough is Cornwall’s national bird and…Read more On The Cornish Cliffs
Swanpool has been my local patch for the last 2 years since I moved to Falmouth during my second year at university. Although in winter Swanpool attracts visitors like Tufted Ducks, the nature reserve in full swing in spring is much more exciting to me! Things have really kicked off over the past few weeks (and…Read more My Local Patch: Swanpool
On Friday, I handed in my final year project and professional portfolio, and I genuinely can't believe university life is coming to an end! The past three years flew past, and I still remember our first field trip so vividly. I will be putting a blog together reflecting on my university experience soon, but for…Read more BioBlitz!
After a freezing start to spring, it is finally starting to feel and look like spring. The temperature is definitely rising, and the wildlife is starting to get busy, waking up from hibernation, or preparing to raise a new generation. I also love the misty mornings, well worth waking up early to see the sunrise…Read more Falmouth Evening Walks: Signs of Spring
More snow arrived in Cornwall last week (even though it is already March and supposedly coming into spring?!) and this time I was ready. Last Sunday I was constantly refreshing the weather forecast page and keeping an eye out for any snowflakes outside my window. It was such a rare occurrence in Cornwall and for…Read more More Snow
My snow boots made a rare appearance on Wednesday, the day I nearly got stranded at the university after it shut down at noon during a tutorial. Snow started to fall the night before so I decided to get to university early when the snow had stopped, before the buses stop services. Blizzard conditions started…Read more Snowy Falmouth