All posts tagged: forest

Going down to Carnation street

It’s the summer solstice today, and we went to a wonderful Scandinavian Summer Fayre, with maypole dancing, elderflower flowing, and many a flower wreath. A few buds fell out and my daughter was quick to spot and get them. And so we celebrated the event […]

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Halloween turkey owl

It’s likely that the Halloween turkey owl first originated in the United States, but took the Mayflower on its return to England, and for that we are very thankful indeed. ¬†This clever creature has instincts beyond the natural and in this very occasion must have […]

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Sunrise tit

With the tiniest flick of its wings, this curious little bird can bring all the colours of the most scintillating morning to life – it is definitely an early riser, so you will be lucky to catch a glimpse – but its song is very […]

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Speckled-headed ferret

True facts about ferrets: Ferrets are half-light creatures who sleep about eighteen to twenty hours of the day, and very active for two hours twice a day. Ferrets also awaken roughly every four hours for a few minutes to eat, relieve themselves and play briefly. […]

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Rainbow badger

Come rain or come shine, the rainbow badger can be spotted by lucky chancers out on walks in the Norfolk broads. It is believed that their peculiar colouring is due to their steadfast diet of gold spy beetles, luminescent blue frogs and perhaps even more […]

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Snow Fennec

This exceptionally shy creature is rumoured to live in the depths of Somerset woodlands – and may have been spotted in times immemorial, linking it closely to the legend of Arthur and his knight. Local lore¬†even implies that Lancelot wooed Guinevere by taming a very […]

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