After the Winter we have witnessed here in the United Kingdom, I think most would welcome a human type gestation period of calm before the rebirth of a Winter anything like the one we’ve just witnessed. By way of example, just how wet was it? Here is the view from the UK Met Office. To add a personal perspective, … Continue reading So long Winter, see you in nine months time
Hello, I am still breathing and I admit, my commitments as a blogger have been somewhat slipping under the radar. As for now, this will be a brief posting. I simply want to illustrate why the current weird weather pattern is occurring (yes it is very cold) and as to what the future may hold. Today, the 4th November saw … Continue reading Winter bites over parts of Southern England
Naturestimeline is back, I hear you gasp. Cue rapturous applause................................ Where has our venerable host been and why were there no updates! Well, sometimes life's chores tend to overwhelm but hell; I am not to be defeated by what seems a never-ending list of tasks. Besides, I have a responsibility, as a blogger to inform and … Continue reading Sort your life out……………………………………
Sorry people but for those interested, I have a new blog up and running called UKbirdingtimeline, which can be accessed from here or via the home page. This blog will run in conjunction with naturestimeline. I would just like to bring to your attention, the latest posting from over there. Heightened garden bird feeding activity due to the weather? … Continue reading A cross posting to my other blog!
My regular readers will know that I painstakingly (too strong an emotive really) update my phenology calendar to reflect on the natural events taking place in the United Kingdom. So, now that the mixed spring has passed, what effect did it have on nature, more especially our familiar breeding garden birds? When it comes to young birds, … Continue reading Baby birds galore