What do you think of birds of prey?

Amy is a third-year student at Nottingham Trent University, studying for her BSc Wildlife Conservation degree. She has created this questionnaire to determine public perceptions of birds of prey in Northern Ireland compared to England. The data received will be analysed and interpreted for my dissertation. All returned questionnaires will be completely anonymous, so please…

Extinction Rebellion

My experience of London is that the traffic is in a jam even when ER aren’t on the streets. But this Roller was stopped for a chat near Marsham St earlier today. And a nice T-shirt too. Likes(47)Dislikes(9)

More information please…

Do you remember campaigns about using seat belts, not drinking and driving, sticking to speed limits and how to cross the road safely? I do. Do you remember a media campaign telling us that new coins were arriving and that there would soon be 100 pennies to the pound rather than 240 of them (yes…

Tim Melling – White-chinned Petrel

Tim writes: white-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis) is a large petrel with a wingspan on nearly 1.5m.  Within the petrel family, only the two Giant Petrels are larger.  I have always thought that it was inappropriately named as its white chin is such a trivial feature.  Its plumage is the colour of dark chocolate apart from…

Struck down

Mark Avery is a man with a stinking cold – possibly terminal. Normal service will resume soon, probably tomorrow, because he is very brave Likes(42)Dislikes(1)