A video highlighting the sights and sounds of our atmospheric Attenborough Nature reserve, created by one of our wonderful volunteers Russell Bingley[http://youtube.com/user/rustick http://www.behance.net/russellbingley].
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Check out this magical spectacle spotted above Idle Valley Nature Reserve, near Retford.
During autumn and winter, these 'dark clouds' can often be seen in our skies. These are one of many natural wonders to be seen in the UK: 'starling murmurations'.
Starling murmuration at Idle Valley Nature Reserve
A Murmuration is a gathering of large flocks of Starlings. They start to get together at Dusk during Autum in their roosting sites and fly together creating amazing swirling patterns. The reason they get together is because there is safety in numbers, particularily from birds of prey such as Falcons. A large group means its also easier to keep warm during Winter and…
Thanks to John Manifield for this excellent footage, shot on a secret location in Nottinghamshire.
A video filmed in Nottinghamshire by John Manifield , featuring a group of baders playfighting
For more information about Badgers please go to our Facts Sheet http://www.nottinghamshirewildlife.org/animal-facts/badger
An Aerial video of Attenborough Nature Reserve filmed by Stuart Eggerton and Suzanne Hemsley. Filmed with a radio contolled model glider and a GoPro video camera.
Music by Kevin MacLeod http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/
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When staff at Attenborough Nature Centre, Nottingham, arrived at work on Tuesday 27th November, they were in for a big surprise…flooding overnight had created a 30 metre lake, blocking access to the popular tourist attraction. Despite having to close for the day, our staff fought back, determined that the Centre would not be inaccesible for much longer. So, armed with only a few pairs of wellies, in only 2 hours,…