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Bird Fair 2013

It’s nearly time for the British Birdwatching Fair (aka Bird Fair)…. for the twenty fifth time. Can it really be the 25th anniversary? A lot of water under the bridge, and a lot of money raised for conservation – over … Continue reading

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Skylark Nest – Update

About a week ago I posted about finding a skylark nest on one of the local commons (https://garnerwildlifeart.wordpress.com/2012/05/22/inspired-by-gloucestershire/). I checked back today and what had been a nest with four eggs is now a nest with four healthy-looking skylark chicks. They’re … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Artist’s Handbook

Today is a very exciting day as I can announce that I’ve been commissioned by Crowood Press to write and illustrate a wildlife art guide. The Wildlife Artist’s Handbook will be part of Crowood Press’s series of art titles. All are practical … Continue reading

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Bird Photography Competition

Today’s post is for all you wildlife photographers out there. Fancy getting your hands on US$10,000? If you do then read on. Lynx Editions, the publishers of the fabulous Handbook of the Birds of the World, has announced the first … Continue reading

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Christmas Wildlife Puzzles For All The Family

Picture the scene…. the kids are getting under your feet again, you’re trying to wrap a last minute gift but the sellotape as gone AWOL, your best friend is about to spill the beans about her Big Secret and you’re … Continue reading

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Beautiful Birds

Birds can be beautiful, it’s true. Think of a peacock tail, the wonderful iridescence of a hovering hummingbird or the fabulous and exotic plumages of birds of paradise. Beautiful is exactly right. Then again, think of a cattle egret family recovering from a … Continue reading

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The Art of Watching Wildlife

Today has been retrospectively designated Wildlife Day here at the Old Cider House Studio. First, I was happily embarking on a cup of coffee when I looked up and, to my amazement, saw a male bullfinch feeding on the sunflower … Continue reading

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