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

Robin feeding on pyracantha
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Garden bird photography tips

Wildlife photographer David Chapman shares his tips for photographing birds.

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Water shrew
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The water shrew

Wildlife expert and photographer David Chapman introduces the tiny water shrew.

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Common lizard
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The common lizard

You might spot the common lizard basking in your garden.

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Slow worm in garden
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How to create a reptile-friendly garden

How to provide food and habitats to attract reptiles into your garden.

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Crab spider
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Crab spider

The intriguing crab spider has the ability to change colour.

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Mullein larvae
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The mullein moth and flower

This distinctive larvae can be seen munching on mullein and buddleja.

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Cinnabar moth
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The cinnabar moth and ragwort

How the beautiful cinnabar moth relies on toxic ragwort to survive.

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Water rail
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The water rail

A cold spell might bring this beautiful bird to your garden in search of food.

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Robin
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The Christmas robin

Find out why we associate robins with Christmas.

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