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Wildlife to See This Month


Bearded Tit 180Chris Chappell focuses on birds this month - a good time to see them in action before foliage obscures them.

Lapwing singleChris Chappell urges photographers to take advantage of the low light, the fog and the frost. Try Catcott for a fruitful source of images.

Reed BuntingDormice, hedgehogs and bats may hibernate but you don't need to, says Chris Chappell. Put out some seed for the birds, take yourself for a healthy walk and look out for this Reed Bunting.

Mute Swan headMany people dislike November but Chris Chappell has found lots to cheer you up.

Reed BuntingChris Chappell suggests you watch out for reed buntings (left) and walnuts falling from the skies and that you should take care of hedgehogs on Bonfire Night.

Small TortoiseshellChris Chappell always has good advice for those who are looking for places to visit and interesting wildlife to see.


Robin 180Good cameras on mobiles now leave you with no excuse. Get out there and take some great photos. Chris Chappell gives advice.

Whooper 180Winter brings migrant birds, often in large numbers. Chris Chappell makes sure we can locate and identify these in his notes for this month.

Male TealChris Chappell gives us lots of help in identifying the numerous birds to be seen in November.

Rose hips 180From Little Stints to Great White Egrets, the Levels have lots to offer this autumn. Chris Chappell tells us where to look.