Category Archives: Oxfordshire

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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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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Problem solving Woodpecker

How do you open a Hazel nut which keeps rolling around? This Great Spotted Woodpecker has a smart idea. He frequently brings over a nut, places it in a crack in the telegraph pole to hold it still, before hammering … Continue reading

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Small mammal survey 2018

Last weekend I joined Oxfordshire mammal group on a morning of checking and collecting Longworth traps. Longworth traps are used in small mammal surveying. They are laid in areas with vegetation and baited with apple for moisture, bird seeds and … Continue reading

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The Lost Words – in photos

The Lost Words – A Spell Book to conjure back disappearing words. I’m so glad that none of these words have disappeared from my life and I’m fortunate enough to have plenty of photos of each of these Lost Words … Continue reading

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Autumn mornings and evenings

This time of year is absolutely stunning, with dew covered cobwebs, amazing sunrises and sunsets, the heavy hanging full moon and beautiful morning mists.  

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Snow Geese

As I mentioned in a previous blog, now Autumn is here, the geese are arriving each evening in the nearby field. Amongst all of the Canada geese, which noisily swoop in, are two Snow geese. Snow geese are smaller than … Continue reading

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