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Keith Kerr
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Lucky enough that my family enjoy what I love - wildlife, nature and being outdoors!
Lucky enough that my family enjoy what I love - wildlife, nature and being outdoors!

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A Spider for Christmas.
...but not any old Spider; Gibbaranea bituberculata, to be precise. Allow me to explain... Christmas day 2016. The morning present opening was full steam ahead with Archie leading the way. I was sat, passing the boy his presents when something on one of the...

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500 moths by end of 2016? Game on!
Since I started moth-ing, I've always photographed every new species to me, with the idea in mind of having my own personal records to look back on and refer to. I'd never counted up the total number of species I've seen until earlier in the year as one of ...

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I twitched a spider.
Yes. That's right. I twitched a spider and it was GREAT! It's no secret that I love my invertebrates and there are a few orders that get me a wee bit more excited than others, the arachnids being one of them. This particular species was brought to my attent...

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The Tice's Meadow BioBlitz - by Archie Kerr
When I finished school on Friday 29th of April I straight away travelled to Tice's meadow. It took us under an hour to get there. First of all we set up the tent but we had to do it quickly because a rain shower was about to fall! Luckily we had help from M...

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Another nice Spider find.
Having found a nice Jumping Spider ( Marpissa muscosa ) in the past couple of weeks, it was quite a pleasant surprise to find yet another 'arachnid lifer' yesterday, while visiting relatives, just outside of Cambridge. We spent the day yesterday, as I say, ...

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Life and death on Staines Moor
This post may seem a bit on the morbid side but we all love nature and it's just the way it goes.  I was almost deterred by the rain today but glad I made the effort. Stanwell Moor was alive with Blue & Great Tit flocks, to the back drop of the sound of a 2...

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First trip to Tice's by Archie Kerr
On Sunday we tried to go to Tice's but the road was closed and the diverted traffic took us miles away and my Dad got angry because we spent 2hrs driving around for nothing! But today we took a different route and we finally got there. At Tice's Meadow we f...

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Inverterbrate overload on Staines Moor
I made a couple of trips last week, to the patch (Staines Moor SSSI), joined on one occasion by fellow natural history enthusiast, Steve Minhinnick, with the main target of insects in mind. As is usually the case when I am out 'doing my thing', I see everyt...
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