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

Siskin
Home & Garden

The siskin

There is a chance that we might see siskins in the garden during winter.

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Firecrest
Home & Garden

The firecrest

Look closely among flocks of long-tailed tits and you may spot a firecrest.

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Great tit
Home & Garden

The great tit

The great tit is one species which appears to have bucked the trend of decline.

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Unarmed stick insect
Home & Garden

The stick insect

Stick insects have been living wild British gardens for over 100 years.

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House sparrow
Home & Garden

The house sparrow

The house sparrow is a wonderfully sociable, if scruffy, house guest.

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Little owl
Home & Garden

The little owl

The little owl is small in stature but full of charisma, writes David Chapman.

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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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