Tag Archives: mammals

Badgers

I didn’t manage to fit a write up on badgers during 30 Days Wild even though I did visit my local sett numerous times. The badgers are really struggling with all the dry weather at the moment and although I … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Badgers, Blogging, mammals, nature, photography, Uncategorized, Wildlife, Wildlife photography | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Day 28 of 30 Days Wild – Foxes

It was fascinating to watch this fox stalking. It lay in the grass with only its ears twitching every so often. Occasionally the fox would raise its head then slowly lower it to the ground. After about 10 minutes it … Continue reading

Posted in 30 Days Wild, Animals, fox, mammals, nature, photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Day 4 – 30 days Wild – Beach clean

Disposable lighters, plastic bottles, baby dummies, balloons, coffee cups and micro plastics were all amongst the items my family and I picked up from Horsey beach in Norfolk. It was great to see that quite a few other people were … Continue reading

Posted in 2 minute beach clean, 30 Days Wild, Blogging, coast, mammals, nature, photography, plastic waste, Uncategorized, Wildlife, Wildlife photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Appleton Wildlife Diary is 5 years old today

When I started Appleton Wildlife Diary 5 years ago I never imagined that I would still be writing it 5 years later. Over the past 5 years I have had some amazing wildlife encounters, met some inspirational people and been … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Badgers, Birdfair, birds, Blogging, Books, Every child wild, Local patch, mammals, nature, outdoors, Oxfordshire, photography, Springwatch Unsprung, trail camera, Uncategorized, Wildflowers, Wildlife, Wildlife photography, Woodland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Growing badger cubs

It’s been a couple of weeks since the badger cubs have emerged from the safety of the underground chambers and there have been some up’s and down’s. I discovered a dead badger cub not far from the sett. A tiny … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Badgers, Blogging, Local patch, mammals, nature, outdoors, Oxfordshire, photography, Uncategorized, Wildlife, Wildlife photography, Woodland | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

First glimpse of 2018 badger cubs

I’m really please to discover, after waiting patiently, that this years badger cubs are finally being brave enough to venture above ground.   It’s been really interesting watch through all of the trail camera footage, of which the above film … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Badgers, Blogging, Bushnell, Local patch, mammals, nature, outdoors, Oxfordshire, trail camera, Uncategorized, Wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Snares and badgers

Boris is a year old badger that just over a week ago got himself in a bit of a predicament. A very thoughtful member of the public contacted Oxon Badger Group about a badger that had been caught in some wire. It … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Badgers, mammals, nature, Oxfordshire, photography, Uncategorized, Wildlife, Wildlife Crime, Wildlife photography, Wildlife Rescue | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments