Monthly Archives: November 2018

How often does a badger change its bed?

Badgers use a variety of materials as bedding, depending on the time of year. Most commonly used is dry grass, leaves, bracken, hay, straw and moss. They use also Bluebells and other green material during the Spring, which as it … Continue reading

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Deer scrapes

At the back of the wildlife flower meadow on my local patch a couple of muddy patches have appeared. Each time I walk past them I wonder what caused them, so I’ve been doing a bit of research. One patch … Continue reading

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Badger Bones

A couple of weeks ago I found the remains of a dead badger. Not much, a few hairs and a pile of bones. With the close proximity of the badger to my local sett I’m guessing that this badger belonged … Continue reading

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UK Blog Awards: Nature and Wildlife

   You can vote for my blog here  VOTE HERE   I’m really pleased to get through to the second stage of the UK blog awards. This year they have included the category: Nature & Wildlife. I’m up against some amazing … Continue reading

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Badger Trust Symposium 2018

Saturday 10th November was this years Badger Trust Symposium. Conferences or symposiums are a fantastic way to learn more about a group, species or organisation. The day started off with a couple of talks about Bovine TB coming from speakers … Continue reading

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Autumn colours

Autumn is a time for spectacular colours, the oranges, reds and yellows suddenly burst through just as the countryside seems to be getting dull and grey. At the end of a dark and damp afternoon I went for a walk … Continue reading

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Fallow deer rescue

Yesterday morning my dad spotted a young Fallow deer in a field that was limping. Each time the deer took a couple of steps she fell over, lay down for a moment, then struggled to get up, took another step … Continue reading

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