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

Long-tailed tit
Home & Garden

The long-tailed tit

Mumruffin, Chittering and Jack-in-a-Bottle - the long-tailed tit is a bird of many names.

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Black redstart
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The black redstart

The black redstart thrives in derelict buildings and power stations.

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Slow worm male
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The slow worm

Slow worms are the most commonly-seen reptile in British gardens.

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Elephant hawkmoth caterpillar photographed by David Chapman
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Elephant hawkmoth and caterpillar

Find out about the stunning elephant hawkmoth and caterpillar.

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Bumblebee on teasel
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How bumblebees survive the cold

Find out how the bumblebee survives cold temperatures.

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Garden warbler
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The garden warbler

The garden warbler is a bird whose beauty resides in its lovely song.

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Cuckoo male
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The cuckoo

The distinctive call of the cuckoo has long captured our hearts and minds.

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Harvest mouse photographed by David Chapman
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The harvest mouse

Find out about the smallest rodent in Britain.

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Small tortoiseshell butterfly
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The small tortoiseshell butterfly

David Chapman on when and where to spot this beautiful little butterfly.

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