Monthly Archives: February 2017

A Barn owl and Storm Doris

Last week I noticed a Barn Owl hunting up and down my neighbours garden. It has been a year or so since we’ve had a Barn owl so close to the house, although the Tawny owls often sit in the … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring 2017

Something has changed in the air. Imbolc has passed and there are signs of Spring beginning to appear. Snowdrops are emerging in the garden, while out in the wood Bluebell shoots are breaking through the leaf litter, Primroses are growing … Continue reading

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Polecat, Badgers and a fox

I started the week off by going to see Ben Garrod’s ‘So you think you know about Dinosaurs’ show in Cheltenham. It was brilliant, not only is the show informative but it is really fun. Packed with loads of film … Continue reading

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Brown rat

The Brown rat – Rattus norvegicus, also known as the common rat, the street rat or the sewer rat is not everyones favourite mammal but you have to admire them. If you Google ‘Brown rat’ it comes up with loads … Continue reading

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