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North East Nature Videos

Grab your favourite beverage, sit back and discover North East nature as you enjoy new videos from local naturalists

Meet the Red Mason Bee

Charlotte Rankin provides an introduction to next of our North East Bee Hunt target species: the eye-catching Red Mason Bee.

Introducing the North East Bee Hunt

Join members of the North East Bee Hunt team and NHSN staff to hear more about North East bees, their identification, and how you can help record them as part of the North East Bee Hunt.

Identifying Wildflowers in Damp Grassland

Chris Metherell, botanical County Recorder for North Northumberland, introduces the wildflower species you are most likely to encounter in damp areas, including streamsides and wet meadows.

Life in the Garden Undergrowth

Take a trip into the undergrowth as local naturalist, Chris Wren, shares a collection of small mammal footage filmed in his North East garden.

In Search of Garden Bees

Hazel Makepeace shares videos and photos of bees she’s recorded in her garden for the North East Bee Hunt.

Meet the Tawny Mining Bee

Charlotte Rankin provides a short introduction to one of the solitary bees you’re most likely to find in your garden. Learn more about the Tawny Mining Bee on our blog.

In Search of Garden Bumblebees

Join Dr Chris Redfern, NHSN Trustee, as he takes part in the North East Bee Hunt in his own garden.

Wildlife Sightings at Home

James Common, NHSN Communications Officer, shares recent sightings of bees, hoverflies, and bee-flies in his urban garden.

Discover the Natural History Society of Northumbria

For 190 years, the NHSN has sought to inspire wonder in the natural world. This short film aims to celebrate the various aspects that come together to make the organisation so special.

Take a Stand for Gosforth Nature Reserve

Gosforth Nature Reserve is the North East’s oldest nature reserve and one of the last true wild spaces within the limits of Newcastle.

Autumn

An autumn short from Gosforth Nature Reserve filmed by Cain Scrimgeour.

Winter

A winter short from Gosforth Nature Reserve filmed by Cain Scrimgeour.

Hancock

Bringing John Hancock’s remarkable story to life to inspire a new generation of naturalists. Animation by Roots and Wings.

Grey Seal Trip

A trip to the Farne Islands off the Northumberland Coast to see the Grey Seals and their pups!