Liverpool Nature Nerds

This image was taken by NASA's Solar Dynamic Observatory in October 2014. The image blends two sets of extreme ultraviolet wavelengths. The active regions of the Sun appear brighter. Credit: NASA/SDO.

Halloween! Why is it celebrated?

Halloween! Why is it celebrated? It used to be the Celtic end of harvest festival of Samhain, which later became All Hallows Eve.

House martin on the ground and flying sand martin. 360 on History

Martins – Liverpool Nature Nerds

House and sand martins visit the UK in the summer. Check out these amazing birds here.

Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) summer 2004, Denmark. 360 on History

Swallows – Liverpool Nature Nerds

Swallows are summer birds to the UK and this post is for the Liverpool Nature Nerds a community forum by 360 on History. They are here from March to October

Common swift or Apus apus in flight

Swifts – Liverpool Nature Nerds

Summer is almost upon us and it time for more migratory birds to arrive in the UK from Africa. We've had a few already but I for one can't wait for the swifts, swallows and martins. Here we talk about...

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