How to attract beautiful birds to your garden

Birdwatching, or birding, is a wonderful hobby where you observe the physical characteristics and behaviors of birds. Conducting this hobby usually requires you to visit remote locations to see birds in their natural habitats but isn’t necessarily needed. Outfitting and adjusting what your garden provides for birds will attract a

5 Ways To Help Wildlife Thrive This Autumn

As we move into autumn, many of our wildlife friends begin to prepare for surviving the harsh winter months. With many of us spending more time at home, it’s never been easier to get into our gardens and give nature a helping hand this autumn. Here are a few ways to

Behind the Scenes with Backyard Beasts

J.Allan Longshadow spoke to North Wales film-maker, photographer, poet, writer and performer Pete Rogers to discover the story behind his latest project "Backyard Beasts", a nature documentary shot in Bangor-on-Dee during lockdown. J.A.L: Pete, you've recently produced this amazing nature documentary, the first instalment, ‘Backyard Beasts’. You started dabbling in film

How to attract more wildlife to your garden

There is something very relaxing about sitting and watching wildlife and there is no better feeling than being able to do this from your own home. It can be so rewarding to see wildlife use your own garden as their own. Whether you live in the heart of the countryside, or

6 Fascinating Facts About Otters

I don't know about you, but otters are definitely a firm favourite of mine whenever I have seen them at a zoo. Unfortunately, I haven't been lucky enough to ever see them in the wild - but this is something I would absolutely love to do. Whenever I watch them

How can you look after wild hedgehogs?

Happy Hedgehog Day - 2nd February Having lived in a rural town for most of my life, seeing hedgehogs wandering about was a pretty common occurance. I loved them. I don't know why, but I always found them fascinating. So the night that my Dad found an injured spiky guy in

Animal Emergency In Australian Bush Fires

Emergency help is needed for the animals rapidly losing their habitat as a result of the Australian bush fires. Here's how you can help. How long have the fires been burning for? Although it has only become a significant news story in the past week, wild fires in Australia have actually been

Fascinating Facts About Bats

Bats are fascinating nocturnal creatures that play a significant role in UK wildlife. In this article, we discuss some fascinating facts about bats. Species Bats come in all different shapes and sizes. There are over 1,300 species of bat worldwide. In the UK alone, there are 18 resident species of bat –