Tag Archives: Oxfordshire

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

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Owls

Around my local patch I get 4 different types of owls. Barn owl, Tawny owl, Little owl and Short- eared owl. Over the past couple of weeks both a Barn owl and two Little owls have been very visible. Five … Continue reading

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If you go down to the woods today – May 2018

If you go down to the woods today, just one word describes it – Bluebells The woodland floor is a carpet of blue and after the recent warm weather the air is fullĀ  with the heavy scent of Bluebells.   … Continue reading

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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

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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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