40 posts about Springwatch on this blog
Friday 24 June 2011, 15:56
In previous years, Chris has used Cure and Smiths songs, so at least he has some taste! ;)
Wednesday 15 June 2011, 18:03
Mike Bailey, Senior Reserve Manager, Dyfi - Countryside Council for Wales has just been in touch to tell us about a recent visit from Chris Packham and the Springwatch team who filmed wild orchids there on Tuesday.
Chris Packham visited Ynyslas dunes with a BBC Springwatch camera crew yesterday to film...
Friday 27 May 2011, 10:00
I'm out walking again for Weatherman Walking currently so just wanted to remind everyone that Springwatch starts on Bank Holiday Monday at 8pm on BBC One.
I've added a few key species that I've heard from the team will be featured this year so have a look if you have time.
The fantastic 700 hectare...
Monday 9 May 2011, 15:45
After three years at Pensthorpe Nature Reserve in Norfolk, Springwatch is moving its base and coming to Wales. The team will be based at the fascinating RSPB Ynys-hir nature reserve, set in a stunning location at the top of the Dyfi Estuary with the Cambrian Mountains as a backdrop.This year the...
Tuesday 15 June 2010, 14:28
Springwatch presenter Chris Packham talks about their importance to our countryside and the role they play as a food source for many...
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 12:21
Monday 17 May 2010, 00:00
Monday 15 June 2009, 10:28
Wednesday 10 June 2009, 12:08
Manx shearwaters are truly remarkable creatures, travelling millions of miles in their lifetime and living for up to 50 years, travelling from as far afield as South America to land on Bardsey Island to lay just one egg, in an underground burrow.
Tuesday 9 June 2009, 19:15
The word "Skerry" is the Scottish diminutive of the Old Norse word "sker", meaning a small rocky reef or island.
Tuesday 9 June 2009, 11:32
It was a cold, dark night when they came down from the sky....
Tuesday 9 June 2009, 10:42
Listen to sandwich terns at Cemlyn Bay:
Monday 8 June 2009, 17:15
I recently had the chance to pop over to Bardsey Island on a 24 hr mission with Simon King and a small crew to film sea birds at night, which will feature on Springwatch soon.
Monday 8 June 2009, 13:44
Chris Watson has been out to South Stack to record the sounds of the nesting sea bird colonies.
Monday 8 June 2009, 11:31
Cemlyn Bay is situated on the northern tip of the Anglesey and consists of a crescent shaped pebble beach edged by sea kale, beet, thrift and other hardy marine plants.
Sunday 7 June 2009, 12:06
Besides the bird life, Anglesey is also littered with hardy coastal flowers of all shapes, colours and sizes including many rare orchids.
Friday 5 June 2009, 16:40
I've just returned from South Stack - an RSPB stronghold with a superb look out tower overlooking the sea cliffs, where nesting guillemots hang precariously to cliff faces, defying gravity.
Friday 5 June 2009, 16:16
The springwatch army has marched north, to the isle of Anglesey or 'Ynys Mon' as it's known in Welsh.
Thursday 4 June 2009, 14:16
We've come to the end of our time here at Lake Vyrnwy and the concealed bird hides are gradually being dismantled.
Wednesday 3 June 2009, 15:37
Bats were recently featured on Springwatch when the team here managed to sync up the thermal imaging cam with a device that recorded the sound of the bats echo locating, so it was audible to our ears..
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