Tag Archives: Oxfordshire

Badgers in February

The first two weeks in February are when badger cubs are born. There are usually 2-3 cubs in a litter, each being around 15-16cm long and weighing in at about 75-130g. The cubs will soon be covered in tiny grey … Continue reading

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Starling murmurations at Otmoor

It was 3.15pm, we had been walking around Otmoor for the past two hours. The weather was cold and windy, the ground a mixture of ice and squelching mud. Even with 3 pairs of socks on each step I took … Continue reading

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Quick visit to Farmoor reservoir

On Sunday I felt like getting away from my local patch, so I persuaded mum to drive me down to Farmoor reservoir a couple of miles away. The sun was shining but the wind, as always at Farmoor, was bitterly … Continue reading

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Trail camera, badgers and darker evenings

It’s getting darker earlier and earlier each evening and it won’t be long before the clocks go back meaning it will be dark not long after I get home from school. I’ll miss seeing the badgers in daylight, but look … Continue reading

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Little owl

Over the last six months I have been on the trail for Little Owls. At the beginning of the year I heard a call that I had heard regularly from a distance but this time it was much closer. After … Continue reading

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Cumnor Pond inauguration

Yesterday I attended the inauguration of Cumnor Village pond by Philip Pullman. I pass Cumnor pond every day while on the school bus and love to visit there whenever I can. The pond has recently had plenty of work and … Continue reading

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Evening walk end of term

It was really nice to go for an evening walk in the sunshine now it isn’t so hot and sticky. Many animals seem to have appreciated the few days of rain, the badgers have been busy with lots of new … Continue reading

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