I'm passionate about British wildlife and love spending time in nature. When I'm not taking to the keyboard to try to inspire that same connection in others I like to test my outdoor and fieldcraft skills with wildlife photography, wild camping and birdwatching.
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How to make a bird feeder
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 15 January 2019, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do
Attract birds to your garden with these simple feeder ideas. Turn pine cones into seed balls, repurpose old juice cartons or make your own squirrel baffle. They're cheap, easy and great activities to do with kids.
Where does mistletoe grow
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 12 December 2018, Wildlife & nature
Mistletoe is a familiar Christmas staple, associated with folklore and midwinter tradition. But where does it grow and how can you find it in the wild?
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 20 November 2018, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do
They're one of the wonders of the natural world, and they're often right on our doorstep. Find a flock of sky-dancing starlings to watch for yourself this autumn.
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 20 August 2018, Things to see and do
Wild camping offers the perfect escape. Leave the crowds and the noise behind, reconnect with nature and discover your very own private spot. The choice of view is unlimited!
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 3 July 2018, Wildlife & nature
If you’ve been lucky enough to encounter a big, brightly coloured elephant hawk-moth, you’ll know you’ve seen something special. But what do elephant hawk-moth caterpillars look like, where does their name come from, and why are the adults pink?
Feeding winter birds
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 22 February 2018, Wildlife & nature
Winter can be a difficult time for wildlife. Temperatures plummet and food becomes difficult to find. Find out when and what to feed garden birds.
Rare woodland flowers
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 26 January 2018, Ancient trees, Wildlife & nature, Things to see and do
Woodland is home to some of the UK's rarest flowering plants. Some are weird. Some are mysterious. And all have fascinating stories to tell. You'll be lucky to track down some of these beauties, but they're worth it if you do.
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 18 December 2017, Wildlife & nature
Heard a screech in the night or hooting in the woods? One of the UK's five resident owl species could be at large. Learn to tell their calls apart and identify them without laying eyes on them.
Common UK insect identification
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 24 November 2017, Wildlife & nature
There are a staggering 27,000 types of insect in the UK. Some can be tricky to tell apart, even for the experts. Here we look at some of our most commonly encountered insect groups and the clues we need to look for to help narrow them down.
13 top tips for wild camping
Blog post By Amy Lewis, 4 August 2016, Wildlife & nature
It can be a scary prospect, wild camping. But with these top tips, you can avoid some of the pitfalls that can await the uninitiated.
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