…everything has a Darwin connection!
Writing tagged: ‘birds’
Book review: ‘Landfill’ by Tim Dee
A celebration of gulls.
Newsletter No. 2: ‘Writing with a dip pen’
Our second newsletter marks the 159th anniversary of the publication of ‘On the Origin of Species’…
Pulling the birds
For many years now, I have had a pet hunch that Darwinian Sexual Selection might be a far more important driver in the creation of new species than it is generally given credit for.
How the wheatear got its name
...Including my mum's incorrect etymology.
Swallows feeding their young
Photos of a pair of swallows feeding their young on the power-line outside my house this evening.
Darwin performs a blind test… on some condors
...to see how well they can smell.
They're not particularly rare, but, for some reason, I had never seen a whitethroat until last week.
My ridiculous hypothesis about starlings
The other week, I came up with a frankly ridiculous hypothesis (I won't dignify it with the description 'theory') about starlings.
A seasonal photo of a robin, taken on my traditional Christmas Eve walk yesterday.
Photo of a flock of oystercatchers in Anglesey.
Finally, a half-decent swallow photo!
It's taken me ages, but I got there eventually!