Monthly Archives: March 2016

Weekend in Devon

This weekend we spent some time away from my local patch. It was my sisters birthday and she wanted to go camping. As the weather didn’t look good we stayed in a woodland Yurt in South Devon. While lying in … Continue reading

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Badgers at Secret World Wildlife rescue

On the way down to Devon on Good Friday, we stopped off at Secret World in Somerset for their Badger Bonanza open weekend. The Badger Bonanza involved talks, family activities, craft stalls, good food and the chance to see some … Continue reading

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Spring is here

It now feels like Spring is here. The birds are busy making nests in our garden, we have a Pigeon, a Blackbird, a Greenfinch, a Robin and a Wren’s nest already. I have been watching the birds taking material in … Continue reading

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Badger cam

I have recently noticed more badger activity such as holes, spoil and claw marks in the mud. All this behaviour is happening in a ditch 500 meters away from the main sett which looks like it could be a possible … Continue reading

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Spring Hares

After Badgers my next favourite animal is the Hare. Hares are totally different to photograph, the main reason is that you can only photograph Badgers in the daylight for a few months of the year. The disadvantage with Hares is … Continue reading

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BAWC’s Wildlife Crime conference 2016

I was very privileged today to attend Birders Against Wildlife Crime Conference 2016, in Bristol. This is the second year for the conference which takes place over a weekend and includes a wide variety of speakers. The first speaker of … Continue reading

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Chance meeting with a Barn Owl

We were just driving back home this afternoon, down a country lane, when swopping over the road in front of our car came a white ghost – a Barn Owl. It looped around the field, crossed back in front of … Continue reading

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