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Archives for December 2011

Beaver reintroduction: Tell us what you think

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Holly Spearing Holly Spearing | 10:59 UK time, Friday, 23 December 2011

Back on Springwatch, our Adventure Team Producer Richard Taylor-Jones blogged about the reintroduction of beavers to the UK, some of which I've quoted below. In the Christmas Special we look back at this story and update it. We’d love to know what you think about this species' return to our shores so please post a comment below.

Beaver swimming through reeds reflected in water copyright Scottish Wildlife Trust

A Knapdale beaver (Image: Scottish Wildlife Trust)

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Springwatch Christmas Special Sound Quiz

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Jeremy Torrance web producer Jeremy Torrance web producer | 11:32 UK time, Monday, 5 December 2011

Our fantastic wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson has put together a little quiz for you. Each season has six sounds ranging from big iconic animals to small and intriguing mini-beasts.

The answers will be revealed in the Springwatch Christmas Special so if you know the identity of the creatures in the four soundscapes post a comment below.

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A) Winter

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In pictures: Autumnwatch Live 2011

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Jeremy Torrance web producer Jeremy Torrance web producer | 14:54 UK time, Friday, 2 December 2011

If you tune into BBC Two at 8.30pm tonight, you might find something missing... us! The series is over for another year (don't forget the Springwatch Christmas Special on Boxing Day though) so here are a few behind-the-scenes pics to remember the series by. (Excuse the quality... they're mostly taken with mobile phones.)

Autumnwatch Land Rover

Did you see the Autumnwatch Landy out and about this year?

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A big thanks to all the Autumnwatch photo group members

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Jeremy Torrance web producer Jeremy Torrance web producer | 12:11 UK time, Thursday, 1 December 2011

With 50,000 new photos this year and over 10,000 members, the Autumnwatch photo group has undoubtedly been one of the stars of the show. Today it's closing to be replaced by the Winterwatch group, so in honour of all the fabulous photographers who took part here are the three montages used in Unsprung. So click pay and look back at some of the best images that autumn has to offer.

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End of Oct faves

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