David Chapman

David Chapman

David Chapman is a photographer and writer specialising in the natural history of Britain. He has won many awards for his photography and writing which can be seen in a range of magazines, calendars and books. He owns a smallholding in Cornwall where he aims to attract wildlife.

Latest Articles from David

The rewding © David Chapman
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The redwing

David Chapman introduces the redwing, a bird often seen in gardens looking for berries over winter.

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Common frog
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The common frog

David Chapman introduces us to the popular amphibian, the common frog.

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Common toad
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The common toad

Writer and photographer, David Chapman, on the mating habits of toads.

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Tadpole © David Chapman
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The tadpole

I can remember as a child being captivated by the metamorphosis of tadpoles into frogs, writes David Chapman

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Meadow grasshopper
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Grasshoppers and crickets

Late summer is the best time of year to hear grasshoppers and crickets.

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Honey Bee
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The bee

The story behind the headlines about disappearing bees.

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Large red damselfly female
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Large red damselfly

David Chapman introduces us to these delicate winged beauties.

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Broad-bodied dragonfly
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The broad-bodied chaser

This dragonfly is often found near garden ponds.

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Long-tailed tit
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The big garden birdwatch

Cold weather can send birds flocking into gardens.

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