Monthly Archives: October 2017

Comparing trail cameras – Night time

As the days get shorter I rely on my trail camera more and more to find out what is going on around my local patch. I often get asked which is the best trail camera to use. It is a … Continue reading

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Ivy at the end of October

As I look out of the window today, a blanket of grey cloud covers the sky and it has drizzled with rain non stop since I got up this morning. Totally different from yesterday. Yesterday the sun shone all day … Continue reading

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York and a Peregrine falcon

Over the half term I visited York for a few days. I was lucky enough to visit Wildlife artist Robert Fuller, who was really kind to give up a morning to show my family around his workshop and garden. I … Continue reading

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The Inner Life of Animals by Peter Wohlleben

BOOK REVIEW Through stories and science ‘The Inner Life of Animals’ allows you to creep in to the day-to-day goings on of wild, domesticated and farm animals. Peter Wohlleben’s book starts off with an anecdote of an exhausted squirrel and … Continue reading

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Badger trails

The crops have been harvested and the wild flower meadow cut leaving telltale signs of the badgers foraging paths from over the summer. Badgers will use the same paths for generations. It is not just badgers that weave their way … Continue reading

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Pond and other stuff

Over the summer holidays my family built a pond in the corner of the front garden. After replacing a wall with a hazel hedge together with a few hawthorn and honeysuckle last year, we hoped that this would encourage more … Continue reading

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Trail camera, badgers and darker evenings

It’s getting darker earlier and earlier each evening and it won’t be long before the clocks go back meaning it will be dark not long after I get home from school. I’ll miss seeing the badgers in daylight, but look … Continue reading

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