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June 2020

A Ringers Year: June 2020

30th June 2020

Discover the latest monthly update from ornithologist and bird ringer, Phil Hanmer


Capturing the History of a Hidden Gem

The history of Darras Hall Grasslands is being captured and celebrated as part of a new project


Your Sightings from Gosforth Nature Reserve

26th June 2020

Rhinos, Roe Deer and Ring-necked Parakeets; enjoy a recap of your recent sightings from Gosforth Nature Reserve


A Pleasure Shared

24th June 2020

NHSN Volunteer Ranger, Ian Hogg, shares his lockdown naturalist experience from Gosforth Nature Reserve


Marsh and Spotted Orchids (Dactylorhizas) in the North East

Explore Marsh orchids and Spotted-orchids in the North East with botanical Vice-county Recorder for South Northumberland, John Richards


Lockdown in the Lower Derwent Valley

23rd June 2020

For NHSN Trustee, Michael Turner, lockdown has been spent observing and enjoying the wildlife of the Lower Derwent Valley


The umbellifer plants – family Apiaceae

22nd June 2020

Local botanist, Mark Welfare, introduces umbellifer species to look for on your North East walks


The Amazing World of the Bee Moth

18th June 2020

Naturalist, Iain Robson, provides an insight into the fascinating world of the Bee Moth following an intriguing discovery on his local patch


North East Bee Hunt Update

You have now shared a fantastic 1200 records as part of the North East Bee Hunt. In a new post, Charlotte Rankin summarises your records and observations over the last two weeks.


Recording Garden Wildlife

17th June 2020

For local naturalist, Sam Fisher, lockdown was spent gaining a greater appreciation of the wildlife to be found in his North Tyneside garden, from Tree Sparrows to eye-catching hoverflies