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Day 7 of 30 days Wild – Trip down the river

Being on a boat and travelling at only 4mph is a great way to pass a few hours and look out for wildlife. As we slowly passed down through part of the Norfolk Broads we came across a Yellow wagtail … Continue reading

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BBOWT – Hitchcopse Pit

BBOWT’s Nature Reserve, Hitchcopse Pit, like Dry Sandford Pit was once a quarry. I visited Dry Sandford Pit in March and had planned to go back in the autumn but we ended up at Hitchcopse pit instead. https://appletonwildlifediary.wordpress.com/2017/03/10/bbowt-dry-sandford-pit/ Hitchcopse Pit … Continue reading

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Day 24 – A different perspective

As humans we nearly always look at things from 5 to 6 feet tall, for Day 24 of 30 Days Wild I walked around the woods taking photos from different angles. Looking through the grass at a badgers eye view, … Continue reading

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Day 10 of 30 Days Wild – Grass verges and Orchids

Grass verges are a very important source of food and shelter for many species of wildlife, including butterflies and bees. It is great to see around my local patch that only the verges on a junction or corner have been … 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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Red Kite hunting

As the cool autumn day slowly warms up the 2 Red kites on my local patch begin to hunt, twisting and turning on small gusts of wind as they search the ground for food. Every so often diving down with … 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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