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

Rabbit in thrift
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The rabbit

The rabbit has charmed generations with its many iterations in children's literature.

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The raven
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The raven

David Chapman introduces the raven, the largest member of the crow family.

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Greater horseshoe bat
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The greater horseshoe bat

The greater horseshoe bat is one of the rarest mammals in the UK.

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Tree sparrow
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The tree sparrow

Find out how you can help tree sparrow numbers increase.

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Weasel photographed by David Chapman
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The weasel

Wildlife expert David Chapman introduces the weasel, the tiny carnivore with a big personality.

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Ring-necked parakeet
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The ring-necked parakeet

This non-native species has become so common it is included in the British Bird List.

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Wryneck
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The wryneck

Wrynecks can sometimes be spotted in September as they pass through Britain during their migration.

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Turtle dove
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Turtle dove

Find out what rural gardeners can do to help this vulnerable species.

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Grass snake
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The grass snake

Wildlife expert David Chapman introduces the grass snake, Britain's largest snake.

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