30 Days Wild – Day 24 – Moss covered magic 

Hey everyone this is Dara for Day 24 of 30 Days Wild! Yesterday we went to a special Nature Reserve, a limestone pavement landscape with a Hazel thicket and  the majestic   Cuilcagh Mountain in the distance. We had a magical and wonderful time there, I wrote a piece of descriptive writing to chronicle how I felt.  …

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30 Days Wild – Day 23 Beautiful Botany

Hi everyone, this is Bláthnaid for Day 23 of 30 Days Wild! We have all been really busy and a bit tired, so our blog is a little bit late. One of my favourite things, is to see what is flowering in our garden. …

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30 Days Wild Day 22 – Pen a poem!

Hi everyone, this is Lorcan. Welcome to Day 22 of 30 Days Wild!
Today I thought I’d share a poem I wrote about Nature’s Dawn. I hope you like it!

Nature’s Dawn


Dewdrops glisten on flowers

Light touches the leaves. …

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30 Days Wild Day 21 – Fabulous Feathers!

Hi everyone, this is Bláthnaid here for Day 21 of 30 Days Wild. I really love feathers, in the past people have told me that bird feathers are dirty things. Dara told me a story of how, when he was little someone wouldn’t accept a bird feather as a present from him – their mum said it was yucky! …

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30 Days Wild Day 20 – Dissecting an owl pellet!

Hi everyone, welcome to Day 20 of 30 Days Wild! We are two thirds of the way through our challenge and I have to say, it’s been amazing! It’s more of a challenge to blog than to be ‘wild’ of course, as wildlife and nature are such an integral part of our wonderful everyday.  …

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30 Days Wild – Day 19 Snuggle a snail! 

Hi everyone it’s Bláthnaid here finally getting us up to date with our 30 Days Wild Blogs! We’ve all been having a great time today! I had an especially good day at school today as I got to tell everyone about Dara getting an award from Springwatch and also that I was in our brilliant film that they showed. …

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30 Days Wild – Day 18 – Wonderful Waterfowl Babies

Hi everyone, it’s Lorcan here for Day 18 of 30 Days Wild! The McAnulty Clann are going wild to catch up on our blogs and Bláthnaid has hers ready too, so it’s a bit of a blog marathon today!

Yesterday, we mostly relaxed in the garden as it was Father’s Day and dad wanted to plant his beans and peas and just potter around. …

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30 Days Wild – Day 17 Peregrine Perspective

Hi everyone, Dara here again for Day 17 of 30 Days Wild. 🙂

I have a Peregrine painting in my sitting room, I got it at last years Hen Harrier Day and it’s beautiful. I gaze at it and wonder what it would be like to be able to see a Peregrine, just posing on a rock, stately and impressively imposing. …

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30 Days Wild Day 16 – Blackbirds and evening light

Hi everyone, it’s Dara here again for Day 16 of 30 Days Wild! If you’ll remember, I’m working backwards as we’re a little behind ☺️ Last Friday was spent mostly travelling back from Gloucestershire, I have to say it’s a very beautiful part of the world full of hay Meadows, glorious verges and a very interesting sandstone landscape. …

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30 Days Wild – Day 14 Marvel at a moth

Hello everyone, this is Bláthnaid blogging today as part of the McAnulty 30 Days Wild Team. We are very behind in our blogs because we’ve been doing some very exciting things! This blog should have been written on 14th June but Dara wants it to be in order  so we’ll keep doing it his way 😉

So, Wednesday was a really sunny evening and as I was buzzily looking at Bees going from Buttercup to Buttercup, but then I saw a silver flutter!  …

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30 Days Wild Day 13 – Great British Wildflower Hunt!

Hey everyone, this is Dara! Welcome to Day 13 of 30 Days Wild! I have to say, today has been a crazy day at school so I struggled to go for a walk or anything spectacular but I could still do something Wild in my garden and  indoors – that was record the wildflower species in my garden! …

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