As an ecologist and biodiversity researcher and recorder, the author visits a wide range of rural and urban habitats mainly close to his home in Sedlescombe near Hastings, East Sussex, UK. The weblog covers the full spectrum of wildlife, from mammals to microbes. As well as details of encounters with England’s flora and fauna, information on where to see species of interest is often given.
Saturday, April 01, 2006
A lovely sunny day with an April breeze. I looked under the roofing felt refuge in the small meadow in our garden and there, enjoying the new warmth, was the first slow-worm of the season.