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Naturalists' News

Jack Snipe is smaller than Snipe, with a shorter bill

Jack Snipe; Wasp Spider at Marcham; Black and Yellow Longhorn; Small Emerald Moth; Robin Murder; Swifts; Redstart;  and more...

State of Nature - 2016

Read the latest report on how nature is faring...

Ask your MP to support a Pledge for the Environment.

Nature Needs


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

Naturalist's images around Abingdon

Wednesday 26 October

The vanishing flowers of Oxfordshire

Some beautiful plants are vanishing

an illustrated talk by
John Killick
Emeritus County Recorder for Oxfordshire,
Botanical Society of the British Isles

Pond Dipping: August 2016

Children love pond dipping

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.

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...

Sunday 23 October

Fungus Foray

at Foxcombe Wood

We hold a fungus foray every autumn

Leader: John Killick

Wytham Wood, Badgers: May 2016

We saw badgers around the bluebell woods

Members' Summer Social: July 2016

members enjoyed a guided walk before  settling down to refreshments and chat