Category Archives: Woodland

Autumn Colours at Wytham Woods

Wytham Woods near Oxford is well know for its studies in to Badgers and Blue tits. It is the home to the University of Oxford’s The Laboratory with Leaves Anyone can visit as long as you apply for one of Wytham … Continue reading

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Fallow deer behaviour

As Autumn arrives the activity of the Fallow deer increases and the gathering in of the harvest makes them more visible. After noticing a few signs and seeing a couple of glimpses of a herd of female fallow deer, I … Continue reading

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Conkers

Conkers have always been a part of my childhood. In primary school I remember being shown how to put string through the conker so we could spend the whole of break and lunch playing ‘Conkers’. However within the last week … Continue reading

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Wistman’s Wood – Devon

Wistman’s wood lies on Dartmoor near Two Bridges, Princetown, Devon. It’s known for being one of the only three remote high-altitude oak woods on Dartmoor. The walk through the moorland was amazing, with the weather managing to change quickly from … Continue reading

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Second Butterfly count

Second butterfly count was at Bernwood forest.  1pm. Temperature was 31 degrees, sunshine Bernwood Forest has its own Butterfly trail and occasionally sightings of the Purple Emperor. Unfortunately we didn’t spot one of those, but did see: 13  x Silver … Continue reading

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Get Your Boots On

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Small mammal survey in woodland

Over the weekend I helped out Oxon Mammals who were surveying small mammal populations in woodlands as part of a larger survey for the Mammal Society. 50 Longworth traps were set out in pairs over a 5 x 5 grid, … Continue reading

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