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Misty new forest ponies

Walks with the Camera (11th November 2012)

Brief write-ups of my nature walks illustrated with photos from the day. Walks are in Hampshire (UK), most in the New Forest and typically at dawn.

Winter sunrise through beech branches

Seasonal Update - January 2020

The usual seasonal round up, plus new research on how noise pollution affects robin territoriality & the impact of tourism on white shark diet.

Frosted bramble leaf

Seasonal Update - December 2019

The usual seasonal round up, plus wildlife news & new research on how human voices reduce predator activity & culling badgers disrupts their behaviour.

Autumnal beech leaves

Seasonal Update - November 2019

A look at medium-range weather models for winter & sage advice from David Attenborough, plus new research on tool use in pigs & squirrels eavesdropping on birds.

Misty New Forest dawn

Seasonal Update - October 2019

A look at hurricane Dorian last month, plus new research on how bees pickup pesticides from weeds and whether staring down seagulls can save your chips.

Wildlife Watching - October

Wildlife Watching - October

A round of up of October's wildlife highlights, including a look at the lifecycle of shrews, the autumn bird migration and why leaves change colour in autumn.

New Forest heather in bloom

Seasonal Update - September 2019

A look at August’s weird weather, plus new reports on water stress & new studies on black squirrels & the nectar drought facing Britain’s bees.

Wildlife Watching - September

Wildlife Watching - September

A round of up the wildlife highlights to be found during September, including a look at the deer rut, the lack of garden birds this month and a berry bounty.

August sunset on the New Forest

Seasonal Update - August 2019

A review of last month's weather, plus how you can help fight climate change & new studies on tawny owl calling & the unique genetics of Britain's red squirrels.

Wildlife Watching - August

Wildlife Watching - August

A round of up the wildlife highlights to be found during August, including a look at the roe deer rut, dead shrews and the stunning wasp spider.