Young Nature Blog

Cornell Trip Report

By: Elliot Montieth
1 August 2018

For the past 2 years now The Cameron Bespolka Trust has awarded a scholarship for one young British ornithologist to attend a young birders event at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York state. For the first time in 2016, Hampshire& … 

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Gorgeous glow worms

By: Amy Hall
11 July 2018

One of my wildlife highlights of the summer is actually something that draws me out after the long sunny days, as it can only be appreciated after dark.

Of course, I am talking about glow worms (Lampyris noctiluca) which I have been enjoying for … 

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The House Martin Colony

By: Toby Carter
11 July 2018

The Swallow, Cuckoo and Chiffchaff herald the arrival of spring for many people, but for years the House Martin has been the sign of spring for me.

For as long as I can remember my family and I have been lucky enough to have our own House Martin … 

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European Herring and Lesser Black-backed Gulls

By: Elliot Montieth
26 June 2018

The European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) and Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus), are arguably the most familiar ‘seagulls’ we encounter on a daily in Britain. The misconception is that to the general public these iconic … 

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HOS Bird and Nature weekend 2018

By: Amy Hall
22 June 2018

The HOS and Cameron Bespolka Trust Young Birder's Camp 2018. Special thanks to Wild New Forest for organising the field work!!

 

 Read more about a great weekend here 

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