UK Nature Writing


Skylarks with Rosie

A Somerset Spring

By Stephen Moss

As spring arrives, Stephen Moss’s Somerset garden is awash with birdsong. But this equinox is unlike any other. As the nation locks down, Stephen records the wildlife around his home, with his Labrador, Rosie, by his side. This evocative account underlines how a global crisis changed the way we relate to the natural world – and how nature brings us comfort, hope and joy.


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About Stephen Moss

Stephen Moss is one of Britain’s leading nature writers, broadcasters and wildlife television producers, specialising in birds and British wildlife. A lifelong naturalist, he is passionate about communicating the wonders of the natural world to the widest possible audience. His TV credits include Springwatch and The Nature of Britain, the author of many books, and teaches MA students at Bath Spa University.

Stephen Moss photo credit: Graeme Mitchell