Ten Signs Of Spring In Britain: How Many Have You Seen? (And what are the first signs of spring in your country?)

signs of spring in britain

First Signs Of Spring In The UK

Half the world may be in a coronavirus-induced ‘lockdown’, but spring has arrived and nature can provide some much-needed relief from the doom and gloom in the news.

In this article we describe some of the things that are lifting our spirits as the temperature begins to rise and nature begins to swing back into action after its winter sleep.

We also invite you to tell us about the sights and sounds of spring that you’ve observed in your part of the world…

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Hummingbird Moth Facts: Discover The Amazing Moths That Look (And Sound) Like Hummingbirds!

Hummingbird Moth Facts

As they dart from flower to flower in search of nectar, not only do hummingbird moths look like the birds they are named after, but they also sound like them; the rapid flapping of their wings makes a hummingbird–like buzz.

This page contains hummingbird moth facts, pictures and information. First we’ll find out about hummingbird moths in general before turning our attention to five species of hummingbird moth found in the United States. We’ll also take a look at the related hummingbird hawk-moth, a species found in the UK.

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Are Penguins Birds?

Are Penguins Birds

Are penguins birds is a question that a surprising number of people ask the internet every day. Of course, regular visitors to Active Wild will already know the answer – we’ve talked about penguins here: Penguin Facts, and here: Antarctic Penguins.

For everyone else, we’ll provide the answer to the question are penguins birds on this page, and we’ll also provide lots of other penguin information …

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Is a Frog a Reptile? The Definitive Amphibian Vs Reptile Facts

Is a Frog a Reptile

Is a frog a reptile?

In a nutshell, no; a frog is not a reptile …

A frog is an amphibian!

Which is not the same thing at all!

In this article, we’ll expand on the ‘Is a frog a reptile’ question by explaining the differences between amphibians (like frogs) and reptiles.

So, if you just wanted a quick answer, there you have it: frogs aren’t reptiles. But please do read on: you’ll discover some incredible facts about the differences between amphibians and reptiles.

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