Essex isn’t known for its technicolour birds, so it’s always a pleasure to spot an eye-catching Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis).
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The Common seal (Phoca vitulina), also known as the harbour seal is one of two seal species that can be found in the UK.
Stag beetles (Lucanus cervus) are the UK’s largest beetle and a remarkable looking one at that.
Summer is here, the Naze is teeming with an abundance of wildlife.
As July’s theme is “Bug Bonanza”, this month we will focus on five “true” Bugs of the many "bugs" you can find here at Belfairs.
Lots of butterflies, bees and other insects to be seen around Abberton Reserve at the moment especially on the wildflower areas and woodland edges.
The Grey Heron is a familiar bird found throughout the UK. Their impressive size, long legs, bright yellow bill, grey and white feathers and black eye-stripe make them an easily distinguishable…
Spring is now well underway; birds are singing impressive melodies, more insects are on the wing with beautiful butterflies fluttering and bees busy foraging, whilst baby animals are arriving as…
Adders (Vipera berus) are the UK’s only venomous snake. Usually appearing from hibernation during March, Adders were spotted in Essex as early as February this year, due to the unseasonably warm…
Spring is arriving at Abberton, albeit slowly. The weather is cloudy and blustery. There is the beginnings of leaves on Hawthorn and blossom on Blackthorn showing in the young woodland.