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

Common shrew
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The common shrew

One of the most common mammals in the UK is also one of the most ancient.

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Stock dove
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Wildlife watch: the stock dove

An endangered British bird that often passes undetected in flocks of pigeons.

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European hornet
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Wildlife watch: the hornet

The frequently misunderstood gentle giant.

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Lesser spotted woodpecker
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The lesser spotted woodpecker

The lesser spotted woodpecker is the smallest and shyest of British woodpeckers.

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Common redstart
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Common redstart

The common redstart is a summer migrant to our shores.

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Cockchafer
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The cockchafer

Wildlife expert David Chapman introduces the cockchafer, a large and often misunderstood insect.

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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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