A magnificent Arts & Crafts property that's ideal for entertaining, Honer House also looks out across the RSPB Pagham Harbour nature reserve. Honer House, in South Mundham, Chichester, West Sussex, is a birdwatcher’s dream. The Arts & Crafts property, which is for sale with Jackson-Stops at an asking price of £3.25 million, sits right next to the RSPB Pagham Harbour Nature Reserve, whose mudflats, saltmarshes, grasslands and lagoons are home to dozens of species, including egrets, godwits and Brent geese.
How can Scottish Government stop EU boats ‘hoovering up’ sand eel off Fife coast and harming region’s vulnerable seabird colonies?
Danish and Swedish boats could be stopped from “industrial” sand eel fishing off the Scottish coast under new Scottish Government measures. Rural affairs secretary and Angus MSP Mairi Gougeon has told her civil service team to draw up “management measures” amid growing concerns. The Scottish Government minister wants to tackle the sand eel fishing problem because of the effect it has on vulnerable seabird populations.
Anyone who has visited the Farne Islands will be familiar with the screeching, pecking and dive-bombing of Arctic terns protecting their egss and chicks in the breeding season. However, those sights and sounds are strangely muted on Inner Farne this summer. The National Trust, which manages the islands, says that several factors could be to blame for the drop in numbers.
Ian Carter – an ornithologist for more than 25 years, including for Natural England – reflects on the joy to be found in the less-heralded parts of our countryside and celebrates the often ignored wildlife in his local patch This is an edited extract from Human, Nature by Ian Carter, published on 8 June by Pelagic Publishing.
There will be how-to guides, step-by-step videos, seasonal gardening advice and dedicated forums A bee-autiful bug house An East Sussex housebuilder is encouraging residents to create a home for wildlife in their garden or local green space. Research from a recent YouGov poll has revealed that two thirds of people in the UK found nature to be a source of solace during the pandemic.
ITV News Reporter Sangita Lal reports from the Yorkshire coast on efforts to protect England's native seabirds Climate change and overfishing are threatening England's native seabirds - the kittiwakes. Their numbers have halved since the 1960s. The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is warning about the devastating impact of humans on England's native Kittiwake.
There will be how-to guides, step-by-step videos, seasonal gardening advice and dedicated forums A bee-autiful bug house A Sussex housebuilder is encouraging residents to create a home for wildlife in their garden or local green space. Research from a recent YouGov poll has revealed that two thirds of people in the UK found nature to be a source of solace during the pandemic.
The RSPB’s latest webcam project has turned its attention to one of NI’s most endangered species, promising a ‘bird soap opera’ in the Antrim Hills. With more people than ever being connected to nature and the well-known psychological benefits of birdwatching, the charity is offering nest-side seats to Northern Ireland’s first ever ‘Curlew LIVE’ webcam, which has been funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
BRIMMING with insect-loving plants and winding paths and tunnels begging to be explored by nature lovers, Flatford Wildlife Garden is tranquillity personified. But before it was transformed into the heavenly haven it is today, it was previously a promising piece of land owned by sisters Silvia and Margaret Richardson.
The little-known sandy beach offers a secluded escape into the wilderness - and it's just a 90 minute drive from Peterborough! Titchwell is known for its RSPB nature reserve, a paradise for bird watchers and nature lovers. But just a short walk away from the reserve there is an overlooked sandy beach, its pristine expanse growing large and wide at a low tide.
ANOTHER way you can make space for nature is to join the Daily Express campaign to help the RSPB buy a bird reserve. We are fundraising for Horse Common, a 91-acre plot of woodland and heathland in the New Forest. You have already generously given about £38,000, including £5,000 from eco-entrepreneur Dale Vince.
Photographs predict how Snowdonia would look without bees Shocking images show a world without bees with Snowdonia a desolate, grey landscape without them. Parkdean Resorts, which created the pictures, has said that bees are an essential part of our ecosystem, but are currently in decline.
Buzz off! Moment a buzzard swoops on a cyclist after mistaking his helmet camera for a tasty rodent in the Peak District
Alex Gilbert was enjoying a ride in the Peak District when the bird swooped When he felt the impact Mr Gilbert thought he may have been struck by a branch But he saw the huge silhouette of the buzzard with its wings above his head A cyclist got an unexpected but magnificent close-up of a buzzard after the bird of prey swooped on his helmet camera.
With crowds expected to flock to the coast for a 'staycation' this summer, the police and conservation experts are appealing for people to protect the wildlife and environment. With uncertainly surrounding international holidays growing after Portugal was removed from the travel green list, more people are expected to opt to spend their summer here.
A new "reverse auction" will distribute £180,000 of funds to help the region's farmers create urgently-needed habitats for endangered turtle doves. East Anglia is one of the last remaining strongholds for the farmland bird species, which has suffered a 98pc decline in numbers since the 1970s, putting it at risk of extinction.
National Lottery Open Week is your ticket to unlocking free fun at venues around Merseyside and beyond It's time to return to your favourite venues or discover some new ones and there are special offers up for grabs thanks to The National Lottery. Merseyside destinations are among hundreds across the UK taking part in National Lottery Open Week, offering a range of fun experiences including freebies during visits.
Robin Hood Festival will not go ahead in 2021- but 'smaller events' will be launched over summer for families to enjoy in Sherwood Forest
Organisers of Sherwood Forest’s Robin Hood Festival are working to deliver a series of smaller events as part of their ‘Wild in the Greenwood’ programme after announcing the event would not go ahead this year. After discussions with Nottinghamshire County Council, the RSPB team which manages the forest has announced that the 2021 Robin Hood Festival would not be happening in its usual format due to the pandemic.
"This is a great chance to explore our trails and discover the wonderful wildlife that lives here." Binoculars are always handy to have at RSPB Rye Meads nature reserve CREDIT: Ben Andrew National Lottery players can enjoy free parking to RSPB Rye Meads nature reserve in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire from Saturday, June 5 until Sunday, June 13, as part of The National Lottery’s Open Week celebrations.
There are great offers at venues including Belsay Hall and RSPB Saltholme during National Lottery Open Week Enjoying days out on our doorstep for less is something all of us will welcome. Now there's the chance to explore some of our region's extraordinary past - and its beautiful nature - through some great offers.
National Lottery Open Week is the chance to take a much-needed day trip If ever there was a time for some well-deserved family fun it's now, and if you're a National Lottery player you could be unlocking some savings and freebies when you head out on your day trips next month.