Matt’s Bird of the Week

16 October 2016 // Birds //Books //Matt Sewell //Matt's Bird of the Week

A Skein of Geese By Matt Sewell When geese are padding about on webbed feet or chasing you for scraps of bread they are known as a gaggle, which although quite obvious and sweet is also quite apt. More impressively, though, when they are sighted high in the autumn sky, they soar onwards in the […]

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Hanna Tuulikki – Prints For Sale

28 July 2016 // Art //Birds

A selection of Hanna Tuulikki’s Away with the Birds drawings have been made into luxurious prints, now for sale on her website. Have a gander! All proceeds will go towards finishing the Away with the Birds album, due for release in the future… Hanna Tuulikki on Caught by the River

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By the River – an animation by Will Rose

6 July 2016 // Birds

Many thanks to Chris Maude for sending Will Rose’s lovely little video our way. This animation aims to help kids identify blackbirds, swallows, kingfishers, swifts and goldfinches. We know a few adults who like it too. Will Rose on Tumblr/ on Twitter

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The Barn Owl

17 April 2016 // Birds //Photography

Words and pictures: Mat Bingham My earliest memory of a barn owl was driving home with dad in the winter; we rounded a bend on the lonely fenland road and were greeted by a white ghost hovering above the verge. I was eight years old and can still remember it clearly. White feathers with mottled […]

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10 April 2016 // Birds //On Nature

Words and pictures: Danny Adcock Spring is upon us, meteorologically and astronomically. We may not feel it in the raw winds or the several inches of snow that fell overnight on parts of the North, but it will become more apparent with every passing day, and gather pace like a cavalry charge into the full […]

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