Tag Archives: Wildlife photography

Small mammal survey 2018

Last weekend I joined Oxfordshire mammal group on a morning of checking and collecting Longworth traps. Longworth traps are used in small mammal surveying. They are laid in areas with vegetation and baited with apple for moisture, bird seeds and … Continue reading

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Autumn mornings and evenings

This time of year is absolutely stunning, with dew covered cobwebs, amazing sunrises and sunsets, the heavy hanging full moon and beautiful morning mists.  

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Rockpooling – Isle of Wight

I’ve just come back from a spending a few days on the Isle of Wight. On one of the days we went rockpooling with the¬†Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. The session was held at Bembridge beach. As the … Continue reading

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Glow worms

On the first day of the holiday my family sat down and made a list of things we would like to do over the summer. Some of the ideas were things such as catching up with people we haven’t seen … Continue reading

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Snuffling on through

The badgers are struggling on through with the lack of water. The side stream has been dry since May and the large, back stream is now very low. Along with lots of other badger watchers all over the country who … Continue reading

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Big Butterfly Count – wildflower meadow

This afternoon we walked across to our nearby wildflower meadow which was planted by our local farmer a couple of years ago. The area is mainly Ox-eye daisies that are now going over, knapweed, thistles, yarrow, St John’s wort, ragwort … Continue reading

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Badgers

I didn’t manage to fit a write up on badgers during 30 Days Wild even though I did visit my local sett numerous times. The badgers are really struggling with all the dry weather at the moment and although I … Continue reading

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