Richard Wright

Wildlife reports

December’s wildlife reports features two brand new reports: bats and ferns and relatives, a report of the longhorn beetle Plagionotus detritus, a mass stranding of Portuguese Man-of-war, the usual roundup of news on fungi, birds, butterflies, and much more.

Wildlife reports

August’s wildlife reports highlight the Mammal Society’s new Atlas of Mammals of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, a surprising early emergence of Natterjack toadlets in Hampshire, a colour variation found in the Golden-eye lichen, the usual round-up on micro-moths, marine life, arachnids, and much more.

Wildlife reports

February’s wildlife reports highlight the stranding of a male Sperm Whale with 100kg of marine litter in its stomach, the extremely rare cuckoo bee Nomada sexfasciata, the first Short-haired Eyebright find for Ireland, the usual update on reptiles, arachnids, dragonflies, and much more. 

Wildlife reports

June’s wildlife reports feature news of the changing fortunes of reptiles on the heathlands of southern England, recent additions to the lists of British bees and beetles, some intriguing developments in the field of moss taxonomy, the usual round-up of bird, butterfly, moth and dragonfly sightings, and much more.

Wildlife reports

December’s wildlife reports feature the Beluga whale that was spotted in the Thames, the latest BirdTrends report from the BTO, four new additions to the British beetle list, round-ups of news on mammals, dragonflies, flies, and flowering plants in Scotland, and much more.

Wildlife reports

August's wildlife reports feature an objection to a proposed golf course at Coul Links from the British Lichen Society, potential taxonomic changes for the large house spiders, the recording of Red-belted Clearwing at new sites in Norfolk, the usual round-ups of news on plants, beetles, marine life, and much more. 

Wildlife reports

December's wildlife reports cover the influx of Hawfinches, the emergence of a snake fungal skin disease, the rediscovery of Bladderseed in Devon, round-ups of news on flies, lichen, dragonflies, and much more. 

Wildlife reports

December’s wildlife reports cover Pine Martens and their hunting strategies, the arrival of the Siberian Accentor, a Bloody-nose Beetle survey in Yorkshire, the usual news on plants, molluscs, lichens, and much more.

Wildlife reports

February’s wildlife reports feature a recent paper on Hedgehogs, records of a Long-tailed Blue butterfly, reports of Great Crested Newts in full breeding condition, the usual updates on birds, moths, fungi, and much more.

Wildlife reports

August’s wildlife reports feature an unexpected sighting of a pair of Hooded Mergansers, monitoring of the endangered Marsh Moth, more worrying records of the Zebra Mussel, a roundup of news on mammals, beetles, plants, and much more.

Wildlife reports

December’s wildlife reports highlight a Water Vole survey in Yorkshire, an observation of a superpod of Short-beaked Common Dolphins, high larval web counts of the Marsh Fritillary, the usual update on news of birds, plant, flies, and much more.

Wildlife reports

June’s wildlife reports feature the decline of Harbour Seals in Scotland, a rapid increase of Rose-ringed Parakeets, the impacts of heath fires on heaths, the usual update on news of bees, dragonflies, plants, and much more.

Wildlife reports

December’s wildlife reports cover the spread of Muntjac deer, a sighting of a Great Snipe in Yorkshire, an update on the range and breeding success of Natterjack Toads, the usual roundup of dragonflies, butterflies, cetaceans, and much more.

Wildlife reports

June’s wildlife reports highlight studies investigating the impacts of domestic cats, the flowering of Pyramidal Bugle despite the cold winter, additions to the British list of beetles, a roundup of news on birds, cetaceans, dragonflies, and much more.

Wildlife reports

February’s wildlife reports feature sightings of Grey Squirrels appearing in the diet of Otters, widespread sightings of Waxwings, 26 Plumed Prominent adults recorded on a field meeting, an update on news of beetles, bryophytes, cetaceans, and much more.

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