Author Archives: Alex White - Appletonwild

About Alex White - Appletonwild

This is my diary of the wildlife where I live in Oxfordshire, and sometimes the places I visit. My passion is for British wildlife, especially Badgers and Hares. I am a keen amateur photographer using a Canon SX60 HS. All the photographs on this blog are taken by myself unless stated otherwise. I am a member of A Focus on Nature, the network for Young Nature Conservationists, BBOWT, The Oxon Mammal group and The Oxfordshire badger Group. You can also follow me on Twitter @Appletonwild Instagram appletonwild

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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Book review – Bobby the brown long- eared bat

A couple of weeks ago I had a conversation with Angela Mills on Twitter about bats and the Bat Conservation Trust. She very kindly sent me a copy of her book ‘Bobby The Brown Long-eared bat’. As this book is … Continue reading

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Pocket Pals App – Youth ambassador

If you haven’t heard of Pocket Pals App click here and head over to their website. Along with 4 other amazing young wildlife enthusiasts, Youth Ambassadors we aim to encourage more young people to engage with the natural world around them.

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