Photo of the Week by Mark Hamblin Nature Photography from the Wild Nature Diary 2018, available now.
Roe deer Capreolus capreolus are native to Britain, having been here since before the Mesolithic period 6,000-10,000 years ago. They are browsers that select different food types including herbs, brambles, heather, bilberry and tree shoots. Browsing of tree shoots and agricultural crops puts them in conflict with farmers and foresters du...e to economic damage. Roe deer populations require careful management to maintain health and quality and to ensure a sustainable balance with their environment.
Photo of the week:
The rounded summit of Beinn a Caillich 732m in the Red Cuillin of Skye. Whereas the neighbouring Black Cuillin are composed of jagged volcanic gabbro rock, the Red Cuillin are mainly pink granites and have weathered differently forming smooth rolling peaks. The John Muir Trust acquired this estate in 1991 and manage it for conservation....
Photograph by John Beatty
As editor and publisher of the Wild Nature Diary and Calendar, I would like to introduce our new "Week to View" page. Every week between now and Christmas we will publish the 'current week' page and caption, that appears in our 2018 edition of @wildnaturediary. I hope you will enjoy this collection and share.
Week 36 September 3rd -9th 2018.
Photograph by Jeanie Lazenby...
Due to the solubility of limestone, these exposed limestone pavements are associated with unusual landforms. The most characteristic surface feature of limestone pavements is their division into blocks or clints, bounded by deep vertical fissures, grikes. Clints and grikes form when run-off and rainwater carrying carbonic acid dissolves the weaknesses and widens the cracks until they become fissures over thousands of years. Twistleton Scar, North west Yorkshire.
The new Wild Nature Calendar 2018 contains 12 stunning images from award winning photographers. Each month offers insight and inspiration with informative captions, nature notes and a clear, easy to use design to enhance any wall in the home or office.
Find out more at www.wild-nature.co.uk
Cover photography by Jeanie Lazenby Photography