Monthly Archives: April 2018

Snares and badgers

Boris is a year old badger that just over a week ago got himself in a bit of a predicament. A very thoughtful member of the public contacted Oxon Badger Group about a badger that had been caught in some wire. It … Continue reading

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Billy badger cub

I’m posting two blogs today about badgers. One had a happy ending, this one didn’t. A member of the public rang Oxon Badger Group explaining that they had found a female badger that had been killed on the road. This amazing person … Continue reading

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First Cuckoo

‘Cuck-oo – cuck-oo’. From up in the trees above the badger sett I could hear the first cuckoo of the year calling. It was difficult to work out whereabouts and in which tree this male cuckoo (only the male makes … Continue reading

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South West Coast Path

As a family we visit the area around Kimmeridge, Swanage, Durlston and Lulworth on a regular basis. Climbing up along this part of the South West Coast Path gives you amazing views over the bays. From Chapmans pool to Worbarrow … Continue reading

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4 trail cams, 6 nights, 6 badgers

Short compilation of over 5 hours of trail camera footage, taken using 4 trail cameras over 6 nights, monitoring a number of entrance holes in two locations. After taking out all the hours of wood mice I was left with … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today – April

If you go down to the woods today expect April showers and flowers. The brown carpet of winter has been completely replaced by vivid green, speckled with primroses and wood anemones. The first blossom of Spring has arrived quickly followed … Continue reading

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Badger watching in comfort

Last night a few of us were very kindly invited to attend a badger watching session. Badgers often visit this garden, along with foxes and deers. During the evening four different badgers and two foxes appeared. Mostly the badgers ignored … Continue reading

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