A quick blog of perhaps several to highlight where and how I intend naturestimeline to develop over the coming months and years from a business sense and also from an educational viewpoint. My working background Freelance Professional - Short-term contract worker offering Bird Surveys/Desk Research/Work from Home Office services Visiting Researcher and professional Ornithologist/Field... Continue Reading →
Ongoing Research – slowly building up the knowledge base!
For those who might have missed this, I’ll reblog this article here. On my way to fulfilling my mission statement. “birding through the seasons, why birds matter and how to conserve them”.
As of this afternoon, I have completed a first stage of many by documenting my scanned (poorly) handwritten notes for a personal research project I have in mind. An example from one of the 184 notes I have uploaded in recent days is shown below.
*be prepared for a geek moment
Doxie scanned example of handwritten notes – Yellow Wagtail 1
I have also tagged them within Evernote with various wordings for later referencing. For those of you who don’t know what Evernote is, it is a digital note-taking software package and is available with both offline and online versions. Below is an example screen grab of my current Evernote setup for the purposes of this Bird Research Project.
Evernote setup screen grab example – Yellow Wagtail 1
I may eventually try to find a way of incorporating this growing evidence base of notes of viable conservation measures onto
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A change of direction
Followers of this blog are aware my passion for Natural History "knows no bounds", many other blogs, several of which are listed on My Favourite Blogs section, also share this overwhelming desire. However, since the inception of both naturestimeline and UKbirdingtimeline, my professional career has also evolved, as has my quest for knowledge on the State of... Continue Reading →
A cross posting to my other blog!
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 →
Baby birds galore
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 →