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Naturalists' News

Robin Murder - not a happy sight

Robin Murder; Swifts; Redstart; Early Bluebells; Frogspawn; Reed Buntings and Linnets;Polecats; Cinnamon Bug; Singing Song Thrushes; Little Egrets; and more...

Nature Needs


YOU can help wildflowers, bees, hedgehogs, swifts.... here are some ways YOU could help

Naturalist's images around Abingdon

Wednesday 22 June

The Earth Trust: working towards a sustainable future

Earth Trust's base is around Wittenham Clumps
an illustrated talk by

Dr Kerry Lock,
Head of Research and Skills,
Earth Trust

Sparsholt and the Devil's Punchbowl: April 2016

It was a chilly but bright day.

Citizen Science works for Wildlife Protection!

Birdtrack records of Buzzard sightings over 5 decades provided crucial evidence leading to the successful prosecution of a Norfolk gamekeeper for mass poisoning of raptors.

Wednesday 15 June

Whitecross Green Woods
A visit to see a variety of woodland butterflies, hopefully including Black Hairstreak, which is the main species for the wood.

The target species is Black Hairstreak

Leader: Richard Lewington

Wytham Wood, Badgers: May 2016

We saw badgers around the bluebell woods

Get Involved!

We encourage involvement with other naturalist groups in our area. You don't need to be an expert to start contributing to major wildlife and environmental data collection. read more...