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Brown rat

The Brown rat – Rattus norvegicus, also known as the common rat, the street rat or the sewer rat is not everyones favourite mammal but you have to admire them. If you Google ‘Brown rat’ it comes up with loads … Continue reading

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End of the holidays

It’s been an eventful holiday, a trip to Devon, Storm Katie, Water voles, Secret World and this Friday a trip up to Stafford to the Mammal Society’s photography awards. I was very lucky to have my photo of a Hare … Continue reading

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Spring is here

It now feels like Spring is here. The birds are busy making nests in our garden, we have a Pigeon, a Blackbird, a Greenfinch, a Robin and a Wren’s nest already. I have been watching the birds taking material in … Continue reading

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Guest blog from the USA

My Uncle often sends me photos of the wildlife from his garden in USA so I asked him to do a guest blog about his visitors. Fifteen years ago I moved from London to New York and then three years … Continue reading

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RSPB Big Garden Bird watch

Each year the RSPB run The Big Garden Bird Watch. The idea is to watch and record the birds in your garden for an hour anytime over this weekend. The Big Garden Bird Watch has been running since 1979 and … Continue reading

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Hierarchy in the garden

My garden has a variety of different wildlife, some of the wildlife I can take photos of, others I have to rely on my trail camera. While I was at school I left the trail camera pointing at one of … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the Big Garden Bird Watch

On 30th and 31st January the RSPB Bird Garden Bird Watch takes place. You can order a pack from the RSPB website. It is a great way for you to help the RSPB by recording all the birds and mammals … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar – Day 22

Only 2 days to go till my countdown to Christmas is over. Day 22 of my countdown to Christmas is the House sparrow. House Sparrows used to be very common in the UK, we trapped them, shot them and even … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar – Day 21

Not many birds left now Day 21 of my countdown to Christmas is the Wood pigeon. As the sun rose this morning just after 8am I was sat in my kitchen watching the garden wake up. In fact it had … Continue reading

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Bird Advent calendar – Day 17

Day 17 of my count down to Christmas is a colourful visitor to our garden, The Great Tit. Great Tits are residents to the UK and can be seen all year round. They are the biggest bird in the tit … Continue reading

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