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

A palmate newt by David Chapman
Home & Garden

British newts

The 'complex and compassionate' spring courtship rituals of British newts.

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Herald moth
Home & Garden

Hibernating insects in our homes

Find out what to do when insects come out of hibernation early.

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Grey wagtail
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The grey wagtail

The grey wagtail is one of the most elegant of British birds.

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Siskin
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The siskin

There is a chance that we might see siskins in the garden during winter.

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Firecrest
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The firecrest

Look closely among flocks of long-tailed tits and you may spot a firecrest.

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Great tit
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The great tit

The great tit is one species which appears to have bucked the trend of decline.

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Unarmed stick insect
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The stick insect

Stick insects have been living wild British gardens for over 100 years.

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House sparrow
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The house sparrow

The house sparrow is a wonderfully sociable, if scruffy, house guest.

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Little owl
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The little owl

The little owl is small in stature but full of charisma, writes David Chapman.

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