Down in the depths of the Pacific ocean lives a group of creatures that has remained relatively unchanged for over 500 million years, that’s HALF A BILLION YEARS. To put that in context, Homeo sapiens have existed for approximately 2 million years and these guys were even bobbing around when plants began to colonise the … More Amazing Species Profile: Nautiluses!
As I mentioned in my 2017: The Rebloggening post, I recently got married to my longtime partner Ellie. We had an absolutely amazing day and it was so great being able to share it with all our family and friends. But it wouldn’t have truly been my ideal wedding without the inclusion of my favourite … More Our Wedding Birds
Ahoy, all ye scienthusiasts! All aboard the new adventures of the Bird Brained Science blog! Throughout 2016, my post rate on this blog dropped from a few posts a week to an embarrassingly slow crawl – partly due to my PhD workload, but also because I failed to arrange any sort of schedule and my … More 2017: The Rebloggening
After three rounds, England stands in the lead with a solid ONE victory, and two ties with Australia. But enough about the past, let’s move on to the next category! Weighing in around 200-250g, we have England’s entry for the lightweight category – the Northern lapwing! A Wonderful Wader The Northern lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), also … More The Great Commonwealth Bird Fight: Round 4 – Lightweight