Butterfly Pavilion at Artis Zoo

The Butterfly Pavilion in Amsterdam’s Artis Zoo is one of the best butterfly houses I have seen. There are a wide range of butterfly species flying around in the large tropical house; both children and adults seemed delighted with the overall experience. Large blue morpho butterflies flap about in the hot houses, flashing their iridescent…

Little beggars!

Turnstones (Arenaria interpres) are a common sight all around the harbour, during the winter, in Scarborough. Many of them have been fitted with coloured leg rings and flags (PVC) which is part of an ornithological study to investigate where they migrate to in the summer. Turnstones which have been ringed in Great Britain & Ireland have…