8 posts about Wildlife on this blog
Wednesday 13 November 2013, 18:06
Recording the chicks of the Common Crane for Radio 4's Tweet of the Day
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 09:33
Sarah Blunt, Senior Producer, Natural History Radio Unit, introduces Tweet of the Day, Radio 4's year long celebration of British birds through their songs and calls. The series starts on 6th May with the first month presented by Sir David Attenborough.
Wednesday 20 March 2013, 14:40
This is the story of the search for the Manhattan Bee Man - a guy who apparently lives in New York with 250,000 bees in his apartment and is completely oblivious to the discomfort. Is he real or is he a just another bogie man? It's also about Alphabet City, and the truly amazing people who live and have...
Wednesday 9 September 2009, 12:58
Here's a lovely thing. A colleague pointed out that the producers of the excellent Last Chance to See TV series with Stephen Fry have dug out the original Douglas Adams radio series from 1989 and put all the episodes on their web site to listen to. A real treat.
Saturday 29 August 2009, 10:01
At five years old Fergus is beginning to feel like a male, he spent the previous years looking like his mother, distinctly female. He's as tall as a man's waist and testosterone has deepened his voice and developed his brain in a way to give him a greater repertoire of noises. When sexually aroused he...
Tuesday 21 July 2009, 17:07
And finally, photographs of the White City vandal, the urban fox that trashed the offices of Crossing Continents and The Report, waiting in the RSPCA's special cage, to be taken away and released. Released 'nearby' I'm told. Does that sound wise to you? Given this fox's demonstrated resourcefulness shouldn...
Tuesday 21 July 2009, 14:46
Jennifer Clarke, interactive producer and fox watcher, emailed me this morning:
The fox was seen by a security guard last night still wandering free. Actually the Money Box area was unscathed - the fox seemed to take out its frustration on the Crossing Continents/The Report areas!
An hour or so later she...
Monday 20 July 2009, 17:41
Jennifer Clarke (of this parish) and Hugh Levinson from the department that makes Moneybox and Analysis sent me these pics taken in their office on the first floor of BBC White City, the big, grey fortress on Wood Lane (and home to the Director General). A fox gained entry (nobody saw it but it had been...
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