Monthly Archives: March 2017

A badger and a fox

It is not often that I get both a badger and a fox together, mostly they will avoid each other and the fox will only appear once the badgers have left for the fields. During the day I often find … Continue reading

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State of Nature in Oxfordshire 2017

A couple of months ago I was lucky enough to be asked to do a presentation at the Launch Event of The State of Nature in Oxfordshire 2017. We decided that rather than doing a presentation on the day that … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox, the time when the hours of day and night are equal and in the Northern hemisphere it marks the first day of the astronomical Spring. Although with todays wind and rain, together with the forecast of colder weather … Continue reading

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My local patch Mid March

Out walking over the weekend I came across a herd of Fallow deer, I only catch sight of them once or twice a year but it is always a special sight when I do. There are two Fallow deers that … Continue reading

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BBOWT – Dry Sandford Pit

As the landscape opens up across fenland, shallow ponds and sandy cliff faces, I’m stood where there was once a warm, shallow sea full of coral, in an area that would have had a temperature similar to the Caribbean. Dry … Continue reading

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Owls and Arrow the Badger

Over the weekend I heard that a Short-eared owl had been seen on my local patch so early evening on Saturday I went to see if I could find it. The field where it had been spotted is perfect for … Continue reading

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First Days Of March

The first of March is the beginning of the meteorological Spring, in the shelter from the wind and with the sunshine this afternoon, the air held the promise of warmer days to come. Across my local patch, the farmers are busy … Continue reading

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