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

Elephant hawkmoth caterpillar photographed by David Chapman
Home & Garden

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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Hoopoe
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The hoopoe

The hoopoe is an unusual bird that visits Britain in the spring.

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Dunnock
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The dunnock

Find out about this common, but overlooked, garden bird.

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Muntjac deer
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The muntjac deer

The muntjac deer is the smallest deer found in Britain.

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