Tag Archives: Wood mouse

Thermal Imaging Camera

Over the weekend I had a chance to borrow a thermal imaging camera. Thermal imaging works by using a¬†special lens which focuses the infrared light emitted by all of the objects in view. The focused light is scanned by infrared-detector … Continue reading

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Attachment issues

One thing that I find difficult to do while enjoying wildlife is not get emotionally attached. If you have been following my blog for long enough now you will know that I do get emotionally attached and that when something … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood mammals

Back to school this week so I’ve not been able to get out much with my camera. I heard a rustling amongst the dead leaves, expecting it to be a blackbird searching for food, I was surprised to see a … Continue reading

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Garden wildlife

I’ve had the week off school due to a Streptococcus infection which meant I haven’t been able to go much further than the doctors or my garden. It has actually been great having time to do nothing other than watch … Continue reading

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Trail camera footage

Trail cameras are a great way to watch wildlife without having to get too close and interfere with an animals behaviour. When you watch wildlife face to face it often¬†acts differently, it can be wary about your presence. Trail cameras … Continue reading

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30 mammals for Day 30 of 30 Days Wild

At the beginning of 30 Days Wild I took up the Oxfordshire Mammal Group challenge of spotting 30 different mammals in 30 Days, then recording them through their website http://www.oxonmammals.org I realised right from the start that it would probably … Continue reading

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Mice in the garden filmed using a close up lens

I recently received a 250mm lens for my Bushnell trail camera. This is a close up lens that can be used for filming things like birds and mice. Out in the garden I put some mixed seed on a log … Continue reading

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