Category Archives: mammals

Whale watching in Hermanus

Hermanus is situated on the Western Cape and is famous for its whale watching, both from the cliff tops or from a boat. After doing a bit of research we choose the company Southern Right Charters to go out with. Leaving … Continue reading

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Evening walk end of term

It was really nice to go for an evening walk in the sunshine now it isn’t so hot and sticky. Many animals seem to have appreciated the few days of rain, the badgers have been busy with lots of new … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Badger talk at Wytham woods

This evening Oxon Badger Group held an evening of Badger watching and a speakers panel. Mark Avery, Dominic Dyer, Hugh Warwick and Caspar Henderson hosted by Charlie Moores spent an interesting hour discussing nature writing. In turn each author spoke about why … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Listen to wildlife

Standing at my kitchen door I often listen to sounds of wildlife after dark, from Tawny owls calling, foxes chattering, deers barking, badgers churring and the snuffling of hedgehogs. For day 23 of 30 Days Wild I thought I would … Continue reading

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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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