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

Blue-tailed damselfly
Home & Garden

The blue-tailed damselfly

If you have a pond you might be lucky enough to spot this tiny damselfly.

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Treecreeper bird
Home & Garden

The treecreeper

The treecreeper is aptly named as it creeps up trees looking for insects hiding in the crevices on the bark.

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Emperor moth photographed by David Chapman
Home & Garden

The emperor moth

With a wingspan of up to 9cm, this is a moth not to be missed.

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Orange tip butterfly
Home & Garden

The orange-tip butterfly

Among the first butterflies of spring is this exquisite orange-tipped butterfly.

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Greenfinch
Home & Garden

The greenfinch

The greenfinch is a common visitor at garden bird tables.

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Green lacewing
Home & Garden

The green lacewing

David Chapman admires one of our few hibernating insects.

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House mice
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The house mouse

The mouse that needs to live close to humans.

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Blackcap female
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The blackcap

The curious tale of how British bird tables changed the blackcap's path.

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Angle shades moth
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The angle shades moth

Find out about the beautiful angle shades moth.

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