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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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Halloween and first week of November

The clocks have now gone back meaning less time after school for getting out and finding wildlife. After Halloween we put the pumpkins in the garden full of bird food and watched them being visited by the Wood mice, Coal … Continue reading

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