National Insect Week – June 2010

Do you like insects? Do you like finding them, identifying them or photographing them? Well if you do you’ll be interested to hear about the National Insect Week. National Insect Week consists of a series of Nationwide events to promote education and awareness of UK insect species and their conservation. The week will take place … Read more National Insect Week – June 2010

Sights & Sounds On The Farm

The farm is an amazing place to see & hear nature up close. Here are just some of the sights and sounds I have seen and heard on and around the farm over the last month. Barn owls screeching in the fields at dusk. Bats flying around the barn at night. Swallows circling the barnyard … Read more Sights & Sounds On The Farm

The Mole

Latin Name: Talpa europaea Description: The mole has a velvety dark grey to black coat of fur which is made of tiny sensory hairs. The front feet are directed sideways in a spade like shape with long claws. It has a narrow pointed snout and tiny eyes. The mole does not have external ears. It has a tail … Read more The Mole