Following her earlier post, Hanna Tamminen looks back on lockdown and the challenges and opportunities it brought for those with a love of nature
Read the latest monthly update from ornithologist and bird ringer, Phil Hanmer
For Rinke Vinkenoog, lockdown provided the opportunity to study the differing foraging habits of male and female Red-tailed Bumblebees
White butterflies are a common sight during the warmer months of the year and in the North East, you are likely to encounter four common species. Separate and identify these four species with NHSN Invertebrate Section lead, Gordon Port.
For long-term NHSN member, David Hall, lockdown provided an opportunity to track and observe the highs and lows of life in his garden
You have now shared a fantastic 1750 records as part of the North East Bee Hunt. Below, Charlotte Rankin summarises your records and observations over the last two weeks.
Thanks to National Lottery players, dedicated NHSN volunteers will receive £49,000 to support their work at Gosforth Nature Reserve
Discover the large and elusive Red-tailed Cuckoo Bee and its history, distribution and future in the North East
For wildlife gardener and amateur naturalist, Rob Galpin, lockdown was spent admiring the comings and goings of wildlife on his allotment
Discover a smorgasbord of wildlife around Newcastle's Great Park as local naturalist, Chris Barlow, shares his experience of finding a new local patch during lockdown