Thank you to all budding nature photographers who sent us their bird pictures. Well done for being patient and watchful, waiting for that perfect shot!
This is my photo of a baby dunnock, which we rescued from a cat in our woods. It was only a few days old. It became very tame because my sister looked after it so well, and we were able to get lots of great photos.
The first photograph is of our friendly robin in our garden. We always feed it live mealworms, so after putting some worms on a tree stump I waited nearby and took this photograph as it looked down at them from a nearby branch.
My second photograph is of a yellow wagtail that regularly visits our stretch of the River Otter. I sat patiently and waited for it to come and took this photograph of it on a rock in the river near to where I was sitting.
Photo of a beautiful heron taken in Gloucester park, Basildon.
The five lucky winners won this gorgeous 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle.
This square jigsaw features a charming painting of a kingfisher and a range of birds, overlooking an idyllic scene across the water. Illustrated by wildlife artist Pollyanna Pickering, this thousand piece jigsaw puzzle will delight and challenge you for many hours! Finished size: 580 x 580mm.
I took this picture of an Egyptian goose and it’s ducklings in my local park. I spotted them on a walk and took the picture on my mum’s phone.
A white pigeon
I took this picture in Sheffield Park, next to the beautiful lake on 18th July.
The mummy duck was trying to protect the baby ducklings from the hot sun by sitting in the shade. The ducklings looked fluffy and cute. They were huddling together trying to sleep. I took this picture by getting very close to them slowly, and kneeling down quietly trying not to disturb their peaceful rest.
We were on a famous walk in Brittany where there are lots of pink rocks. While I was climbing on some rocks I saw a Herring Gull perched on one of them. I had been taking pictures of lots of birds, so I took a picture of this one and I was surprised how close I got!
Bar-tailed godwit. Taken on 17th August at Waters Edge Barton Upon Humber
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Natures Rhyming Riddle Thank you to all the budding poets who entered our Nature Riddle competition. We have lots of fun solving your enigmatic rhymes. Some were easy to guess, while others were, indeed, like nature’s greatest mysteries! Congratulations to our five lucky winners! Emilia, age 7, Dund...
Next time you go for a walk in the woods or the park, pick up some pine cones to make this little wreath. The different shades of green and little red bells will look lovely hanging in your home this festive season. You will need: Small pine cones Thin card (a flattened cereal box works well) Pain...
Christmas is an exciting time! Children eagerly wait to see what surprises are waiting for them under the tree. Families bond over homemade food and board games. We pull crackers, tell jokes, watch films together and enjoy our new gifts. We understand why finding the perfect gift is important to y...