Category Archives: nature

Roe deer

I regularly see Roe deer near my house, they sometimes use the lane by the side of my house during the night. They are pretty used to me being in the fields and normally take no notice of me. Although … Continue reading

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Rose-coloured Starling

After a busy day yesterday I was meant to be getting on with some revision for my GCSE mocks next week, but I was sent a Tweet with a request for a bird ID. I’ll admit I’m not the best … Continue reading

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Last photos of 2018

It’s been another busy and exciting year in 2018. There always seems to be something to new to discover or learn about. I had a weeks work experience at The Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, saw glow worms for the … Continue reading

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Hazel Hill Wood

Recently I had the chance to visit the magical Hazel Hill Wood Hazel Hill wood, near Salisbury, is a 70 acre ancient woodland plus wildflower meadow. The setting is completely off the grid with¬†electricity from photo-voltaic systems, compost toilets, running … Continue reading

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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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