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Wildlife to See This Month


Bearded Tit 180Like the bittern, build up your muscles, if not for singing then for exploring Westhay with Chris Chappell. And will you know a ringtail if you see one?

Stonechat 180When will the birds start to sing again? Let Chris Chappell be your guide to this and to local wetland birds.

Golden Plover 180Chris Chappell's pictures of waders ought to make you want to go to Bridgwater Bay to see the flocks massing there now.

Bearded Reedling 180Listen for the "kerching" of the Beardies, say Chris Chappell or spend a day at Steart.

Teal 180Read Chris Chappell's tale of the female spider, shedding her skin and perishing of starvation for the sake of her genes.


Peacock wingAre your photographs as good as Chris Chappell's? He suggests plenty of suitable subjects for you this month.

Swallow 180Hawkers, Darters and Harriers should keep you interested this month, say Chris Chappell.


Puffin 180Look beyond the luxuriant foliage to enjoy what Chris Chappell has lined up for you this month.

Cygnet Migration is the key word this month. You will be impressed when you read what Chris Chappell has to say about Swifts and Painted Ladies.

Boardwalk 180Follow this boardwalk at Catcott or visit other Trust reserves to put Chris Chappell's advice into action.