Tag Archives: Deer

Young Mammal Photographer of the Year

Really pleased to be announced as the winner of Young Mammal Photographer of the Year 2020 – In the 15 to 18 years category. Head judge, Brett Lewis, said “The buck is aware and its focus of attention is diverted … Continue reading

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Busy garden

It is always interesting to see what happens in the garden over night. However, last night seem to be a particularly busy night for wildlife and not so wildlife. Glad to see my local vixen is still around as she … 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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Fallow deer rescue

Yesterday morning my dad spotted a young Fallow deer in a field that was limping. Each time the deer took a couple of steps she fell over, lay down for a moment, then struggled to get up, took another step … Continue reading

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Comparing trail cameras – Night time

As the days get shorter I rely on my trail camera more and more to find out what is going on around my local patch. I often get asked which is the best trail camera to use. It is a … Continue reading

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30 mammals for Day 30 of 30 Days Wild

At the beginning of 30 Days Wild I took up the Oxfordshire Mammal Group challenge of spotting 30 different mammals in 30 Days, then recording them through their website http://www.oxonmammals.org I realised right from the start that it would probably … Continue reading

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Deer behaviour

One of the roe deer has started following my mum and the dogs around the field. Does anyone have any thoughts on why? As soon as my mum stops walking and looks at the deer, it stops and starts eating. … Continue reading

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Fallow deer passing through

The herd of Fallow deer only pass through my local patch a couple of times a year so I was extremely happy to see five members of the herd last night in a nearby field. Weaving in and out of … Continue reading

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Wildlife around the Badger sett

While spending so much time monitoring the badger sett I have spotted quite a few other animals. It has been nice to spend the time just sat in the woods taking photos. Watching the sun set each evening, sitting in … Continue reading

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Spring evening walk

Just before the sun started to set we took a walk around the nearby field and wood. There were plenty of deers in the field alongside a couple of hares. The air is becoming a lot busier, with bird song, … Continue reading

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