Haith's Wildlife Blog
The Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) is a member of the plover family it is also known as the green plover or pee-wit after its call. It is mainly black and white, but has a green tint on its back.
Thousands of us took part in the 30 days Wild in June and - with growing evidence that the natural world improves our energy levels and reduces anxiety - more of us are realising that nature makes us feel wonderful.
Should I continue to feed wild birds in summer? The answer is absolutely, YES, to feed. In fact, we should feed the birds in winter, spring, autumn and, most definitely, summer. Iconic bird expert Bill Oddie is calling for us all to join his ‘summer bird feeding is cool’ revolution.
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The Grey wagtail (Motacilla Cinerea) has slate grey upper parts and a strong yellow under-tail. In flight, its tail is longer than those of pied and yellow wagtails and it looks exceptionally narrow at the base.