Tag Archives: Exmoor wildlife

Exmoor’s owls, bats and cuckoos star in WildWatch 2016

2016 sees the launch of the third year of the Exmoor Wild Watch Survey. Exmoor Wild Watch is an opportunity to be part of a ‘citizen science’ project to find out more about some wild species particularly characteristic of Exmoor. … Continue reading

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Exmoor’s Wildlife Forum – last chance to book

Please join us at an event to celebrate the fantastic array of wildlife work that’s happening around Exmoor National Park. At the Exmoor Wildlife Forum we will hear from a number of guest speakers and local volunteers about a variety of … Continue reading

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Exmoor going Cuckoo?

Have you heard a cuckoo yet?  If so Exmoor National Park and the RSPB would love to know. Helen Booker from the RSPB explains more: “We are very concerned about the cuckoo; it is a bird that is very much … Continue reading

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A Joint Deer Walk with Two Natural History Societies!

Today, two members of the Heart of Exmoor team joined up with The Exmoor Natural History Society and the Mid Devon Natural History Society for a morning deer walk on Dunkery Hill. David Rolls,  Heart of Exmoor’s Education and Outreach Officer … Continue reading

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Exmoor Biodiversity – today’s star is the Nightjar

Nightjar The nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus is a nocturnal summer visitor to Exmoor from sub-Saharan Africa, most often detected by the churring call of the male on summer nights. It occurs on rough heathland fringes where there is a mosaic of … Continue reading

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