Snow: Keeping Up With Hungry Birds

During a week where the snow took over our lives and the birds ate more food than I did, here’s a short piece on the birds in the garden at Bubble HQ.    Robin feeding…

How to Get Great Views of Crocodiles in Costa Rica: The Easy Way

  Costa Rica has to be on every wildlife-lover’s bucket list and there’s a reason for that…..it doesn’t disappoint. From the Pacific Ocean to the Caribbean Sea, it’s a diverse landscape of cloud forests, rainforests,…

Finding Grass of Parnassus in Dalby Forest

I leave the forest shadows, click through the gate and enter a contrasting openness that is ‘Ellers Wood & Sand Dale’, a Site of Special Scientific Interest hugging the boundary of Dalby Forest. I look…

What’s in the moth box? August 2017

Welcome to ‘What’s in the box?’, a regular feature that looks at what has been recorded over the previous recording period. From April to September inclusive, the reports will be monthly then the reports will …

Close encounters of the fawn kind

An all-too-short but unforgettabubble moment in Dalby Forest   Wisps of mist, kissing the tree tops, had long since ceased to exist but dew, like diamonds intermittently catching the light, still drenched grass-blades and stubbornly clung…

What’s in the Moth Box? July 2017

Welcome to ‘What’s in the box?’, a regular feature that looks at what has been recorded over the previous month. My moth trap is homemade (albeit not by me!) and contains egg boxes for moths…

25th June – 15th July, 2017….in pictures

  An abundance of Butterflies, an uncommon moth, new signposts, baby birds and a sunbathing bunny are amongst this week’s highlights in Unforgettabubble. In fact, you may have noticed that there have been no ‘the week…

What’s in the Moth Box? June 2017

Welcome to ‘What’s in the box?’, a regular feature that looks at what has been recorded over the previous month. My moth trap is homemade (albeit not by me!) and contains egg boxes for moths…

A Brush with Nature

The grainy old gate doesn’t swing but judders to a stand still at a grassy clump only just inside the meadow. I squeeze through the gap, catching skin on nettle. As the heat of the…

18th-24th June, 2017….in pictures

Swifts, orchids, a soldier sparrow and meadows are amongst this week’s highlights in Unforgettabubble. Here is the week 18th – 24th June 2017, in pictures.     As the temperatures head into the 30s, I…

11th-17th June, 2017….the week in pictures

A frenzy of orchids, bees that could  be wasps, a duck’s head, a tatty Peacock and bioblitzing are amongst this week’s highlights in Unforgettabubble. Here is the week 11th – 17th June 2017,  in pictures.  …