Tag Archives: Wood mouse

Big Butterfly Count 2018 – Garden

Hopefully this will be the first of a few butterfly counts for this year. The Big Butterfly Count was launched in 2010 as a way to assess the environment because Butterflies are an important and early indicator as to what is … Continue reading

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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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