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Day 16 – Early evening walk and badgers

It’s Friday, the last day of Springwatch Unsprung and a must because the brilliant Dara, fellow blogger and wildlife enthusiast is on. Make sure you check out his blog here¬†https://youngfermanaghnaturalist.com/ By 7.30pm the air was slightly cooler and with no … Continue reading

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Owls and Arrow the Badger

Over the weekend I heard that a Short-eared owl had been seen on my local patch so early evening on Saturday I went to see if I could find it. The field where it had been spotted is perfect for … Continue reading

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Review of 2016

Happy New Year and a big thank you to everyone who reads and comments on my blog. I really appreciate every follow, like and view. 2016 was quite a manic year with lots of amazing animals and events. January started … Continue reading

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Starlings at Otmoor

After the last few miserable days of rain and fog it was nice to get out on a bright blue, clear day. The sun was low, casting golden rays across the reedbeds and reflecting off the water. We had driven … Continue reading

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Male Kestrel

While out at the local reservoir, not looking for anything in particular, I came across a male kestrel drinking from a puddle. I quietly sat down on the ground and started to take some photos. He cautiously drank, all the … Continue reading

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Rescuing a lamb and a day on the river

Whilst putting the boat in the River Thames on Saturday evening, ready for the 6k open water swim first thing Sunday morning, we noticed a small head of something floating in the water. We realised it was a lamb, but … Continue reading

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Walk in the rain, Day 7 – 30 Days Wild

I hadn’t planned a walk in the rain but just as we were leaving to go out a massive thunder storm started. The lightning, thunder and hailstones continued for about 30 minutes. I couldn’t help thinking about the leverets in … Continue reading

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