Lockdown Nature Notes 5

Aren’t we lucky! What a joy it was to be out in the sunshine last week, albeit nearer to home than we might otherwise have chosen. Hang on to that memory during this coming week which promises to be cooler and wetter and not…

Nature Notes 4

With a change to slightly cooler weather, I thought that maybe the onrush of spring would slow down a bit. Wrong. The headlong dash has continued unabated. It never ceases to amaze me just how quickly the flowers of the Horse Chestnuts follow the…

Lockdown Nature Notes 3

Despite us not being able to see much of it, spring is still springing. This is the painting-by-numbers time of year when every day colours in just a little bit more green until suddenly the picture is complete. Someone once talked about the number…

Lockdown Nature Notes 2

Spring is certainly getting on with it. Loads of Chiffchaffs and Blackcaps have arrived, Swallows have been sighted and a Cuckoo was recorded in East Sussex last week. If they haven’t already arrived, Willow Warblers and Redstarts should be here soon. There is no…

Nature Notes for Locked-down times March 23-29

Well, here we are one week in to lockdown and I hope everyone is still standing and sane. Things seem to have fallen into some sort of routine now and thank goodness the weather last week was so lovely; it made getting out for…