Tag Archives: Oxfordshire

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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Day 27 – Badger talk at Wytham woods

This evening Oxon Badger Group held an evening of Badger watching and a speakers panel. Mark Avery, Dominic Dyer, Hugh Warwick and Caspar Henderson hosted by Charlie Moores spent an interesting hour discussing nature writing. In turn each author spoke about why … Continue reading

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Day 17 – The Great Get Together

For Day 17 of 30 days Wild I attended my local ‘Great Get Together’. The Great Get Together was set up in memory of Jo Cox, the MP who was murdered one year ago. In Jo Cox’s first speech to … Continue reading

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Scarlet Tiger moths – Day 15

Day 15 of 30 Days Wild Around 8pm last night straight opposite my house around 70 Scarlet Tiger moths appeared. Some flew high around the trees, other fluttered around on the ground, while a few paired up on leaves and … Continue reading

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Walk in the woods – Day 12

The woods are now every shade of green imaginable. On a slow walk through the woods I noticed the bluebells from last month have been replaced by uncurling bracken. The trees now heavy with leaves of many shapes and sizes. … Continue reading

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