Category Archives: mammals

Day 20 – Trail cameras

Trail cameras are a fantastic way to capture what goes on around my local patch and I quite often get asked which trail camera is best. It is really up to personal preference, but for me if I decide last … Continue reading

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Follow a trail – Day 11

  For day 11 of 30 Days Wild we followed the trail of a fox. We crawled on our hands and knees through bracken and nettles, under brambles and over fallen logs. We found discarded meat and an old rabbit … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Listening to thunder

Today has been a complete mixture of weather. Starting with heavy rain, followed by patches of sunshine. After school the wind picked up and the rain started again. I really felt for the pigeon nesting in our garden, it was … Continue reading

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Badger watching at Wytham Woods.

Oxfordshire Mammal Group runs various educational events throughout the year. Yesterday was an afternoon of looking and learning about signs of Badgers, followed by an evening of Badger watching in Wytham Woods. Wytham Woods is located just outside Oxford and owned … Continue reading

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Fox cubs

Barely taller than the Bluebells themselves, three fox cubs play while their mother watches over them. I slowly creep closer until I’m hiding behind a tree trunk that conveniently splits into two giving me an ideal viewing point.     … Continue reading

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Foxes

Red Foxes (Vulpes Vulpes) are a member of the Dog family, but have many similarities to cats, being mainly solitary and using a pouncing method of hunting. As well as communicating using body language and facial expressions, foxes communicate using … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood mammals

Back to school this week so I’ve not been able to get out much with my camera. I heard a rustling amongst the dead leaves, expecting it to be a blackbird searching for food, I was surprised to see a … Continue reading

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