Monthly Archives: June 2016

Butterflies, Day 28 – 30 days Wild

For day 28 of 30 Days Wild I went on the lookout for butterflies. Over the past week, when the sun has come out, my nearby meadow is teeming with butterflies. Just down one side I counted at least 15, … Continue reading

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National Badger Week, Day 25, 26 and 27 – 30 days Wild

This week is National Badger Week with lots of activities and Badger watching going on all around the country. So I thought I would dedicate a few 30 Days Wild to Badgers. On Sunday 26th, I put my trail camera … Continue reading

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Orchids, Day 23 – 30 Days Wild

I had a phone call yesterday telling me that there was a patch of Pyramidal orchids on the grass verge not far from my house. The grass verge is on a slipway of the dual carriage way, but right at … Continue reading

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Early morning on the river, Day 19- 30 Days Wild

It was an early start this morning, by 6.30 we were on the safety boat for the open water swimming, 4k lock to lock 2016 event. The swimmers all lined up to start at Eynsham lock and were heading down … Continue reading

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Wild flowers, Day 17 – 30 Days Wild

Wild flowers aren’t my normal area of photography or interest but at the moment they can’t be ignored. So I’ve been out and taken photos of some flowers for Day 17 of 30 Days Wild. Part of the field near … Continue reading

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Sounds of thunder, Day 16 – 30 Days Wild

I tried yesterday to record the sounds of thunder as the storm passed over my garden, but failed, the rain was too loud in the microphone. The weather forecast said it would thunder again this afternoon and they were right. … Continue reading

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Nose to nose with an animal, Day 14 – 30 Days Wild

I went to a talk hosted by Hugh Warwick last week where he spoke about his amazing experience going nose to nose with a hedgehog. I hadn’t planned on doing the same thing with a badger, but last night I … Continue reading

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