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Impressive display of waders at WWT Wildfowl and Wetland Centre at Welney

23 November 2021
Impressive display of waders at WWT Wildfowl and Wetland Centre at Welney

Impressive display of waders at WWT Wildfowl and Wetland Centre at Welney

23 November 2021

Martin Walters pays a visit to the reserve in Norfolk.

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Hear starlings performing an extraordinary imitation

26 October 2021
Hear starlings performing an extraordinary imitation

Hear starlings performing an extraordinary imitation

26 October 2021

Martin Walters describes his visit to North Norfolk, complete with curlews and a red-throated diver.


Exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of autumn

19 September 2021
Exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of autumn

Exploring the sights, sounds and tastes of autumn

19 September 2021

Martin Walters spots signs of the new season all around him.


The importance of insects - and the tragedy of their declining numbers

24 August 2021
The importance of insects - and the tragedy of their declining numbers

The importance of insects - and the tragedy of their declining numbers

24 August 2021

Cambridge naturalist Martin Walters looks at the plight of insect species and why they matter so much.


The boy and the snail

27 July 2021
The boy and the snail

The boy and the snail

27 July 2021

Martin Walters asks: What is it about young children and snails?


A visit to North Yorkshire brings a beautiful bird chorus, curlews, siskins and High Force

22 June 2021
A visit to North Yorkshire brings a beautiful bird chorus, curlews, siskins and High Force

A visit to North Yorkshire brings a beautiful bird chorus, curlews, siskins and High Force

22 June 2021

Martin Walters enjoys the sights and sounds on the edge of the moors.


How a visit to Breckland was rewarded with the sight and sounds of some special birds

25 May 2021
How a visit to Breckland was rewarded with the sight and sounds of some special birds

How a visit to Breckland was rewarded with the sight and sounds of some special birds

25 May 2021

From the stone curlew to the woodlark, naturalist Martin Walters enjoys some wonderful sightings.


The results of the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch are in

27 April 2021
The results of the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch are in

The results of the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch are in

27 April 2021

Naturalist Martin Walters reports on the findings.

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Daffodils: An inspiration for centuries

11 April 2021
Daffodils: An inspiration for centuries

Daffodils: An inspiration for centuries

11 April 2021

Martin Walters admires a springtime favourite.


The majesty of trees at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

23 February 2021
The majesty of trees at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

The majesty of trees at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

23 February 2021

Martin Walters inspects some of the amazing species.


Enjoy the birds around you - and help track their fortunes with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

23 January 2021
Enjoy the birds around you - and help track their fortunes with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

Enjoy the birds around you - and help track their fortunes with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

23 January 2021

Cambridge-based naturalist Martin Walters discusses what is visiting his garden and some of the early flowers.


I had the itch to twitch when rare shrikes and flycatchers stopped by

28 October 2020
I had the itch to twitch when rare shrikes and flycatchers stopped by

I had the itch to twitch when rare shrikes and flycatchers stopped by

28 October 2020

Cambridge-based nature writer Martin Walters couldn’t resist the urge to join a flock of birdwatchers.


The small invertebrates with the big job of maintaining the ecological balance

16 September 2020
The small invertebrates with the big job of maintaining the ecological balance

The small invertebrates with the big job of maintaining the ecological balance

16 September 2020

Nature notes: Martin Walters looks at some of the smaller creatures that are often overlooked in our gardens.


Tuning into the bird song on a ramble in Wilbraham Fen

02 July 2020
Tuning into the bird song on a ramble in Wilbraham Fen

Tuning into the bird song on a ramble in Wilbraham Fen

02 July 2020

Nature notes: Martin Walters gets to hear from an elusive species that can be frustratingly hard to see.


Hobson's heron and the tamer side of Cambridge's wildlife

10 June 2020
Hobson's heron and the tamer side of Cambridge's wildlife

Hobson's heron and the tamer side of Cambridge's wildlife

10 June 2020

Martin Walters has been enjoying the growing boldness of nature and the return of the swifts.


A Cambridgeshire lockdown bursting with colour and sound

29 April 2020
A Cambridgeshire lockdown bursting with colour and sound

A Cambridgeshire lockdown bursting with colour and sound

29 April 2020

Martin Walters has been enjoying the sounds of wildlife - often missed when life is busier than in the current lockdown.


Searching for a rare silhouette during a trip to Breckland

19 March 2020
Searching for a rare silhouette during a trip to Breckland

Searching for a rare silhouette during a trip to Breckland

19 March 2020

Martin Walters goes in search of a rare bird... and finds it over the border in Norfolk.


Spotting a merlin provides some magic on the Norfolk coast

29 January 2020
Spotting a merlin provides some magic on the Norfolk coast

Spotting a merlin provides some magic on the Norfolk coast

29 January 2020

Martin Walters reveals some of the sightings during his trip to the north Norfolk coast


Nature notes: Festive flowers, and an early-bird Christmas present

23 December 2019
Nature notes: Festive flowers, and an early-bird Christmas present

Nature notes: Festive flowers, and an early-bird Christmas present

23 December 2019

Martin Walters looks at plants which have strong associations with Christmas and spots a rare visitor to the UK - and it's not Santa.


Nature notes: Fungi, sweet chestnuts and migrating birds

24 November 2019
Nature notes: Fungi, sweet chestnuts and migrating birds

Nature notes: Fungi, sweet chestnuts and migrating birds

24 November 2019

Martin Walters takes a look at what's been happening nature over the last month.


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