Tag Archives: Woods

Fallow deer behaviour

As Autumn arrives the activity of the Fallow deer increases and the gathering in of the harvest makes them more visible. After noticing a few signs and seeing a couple of glimpses of a herd of female fallow deer, I … Continue reading

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Conkers

Conkers have always been a part of my childhood. In primary school I remember being shown how to put string through the conker so we could spend the whole of break and lunch playing ‘Conkers’. However within the last week … 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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Day 16 – Early evening walk and badgers

It’s Friday, the last day of Springwatch Unsprung and a must because the brilliant Dara, fellow blogger and wildlife enthusiast is on. Make sure you check out his blog here https://youngfermanaghnaturalist.com/ By 7.30pm the air was slightly cooler and with no … Continue reading

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Forest school, Day 13 of 30 Days Wild

For Day 13 of 30 Days Wild I went back to my Primary school to talk about 30 Days Wild. It was really nice to be invited back and to see some of my ex-teachers especially the one who encouraged … Continue reading

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Follow a trail – Day 11

  For day 11 of 30 Days Wild we followed the trail of a fox. We crawled on our hands and knees through bracken and nettles, under brambles and over fallen logs. We found discarded meat and an old rabbit … 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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Catch up with the badger cubs

Since we found the six badger cubs on 10th May, we have been watching them as much as possible. We are still no closer to working out whether this is just one very large litter or some of these badger … Continue reading

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Wildlife around the Badger sett

While spending so much time monitoring the badger sett I have spotted quite a few other animals. It has been nice to spend the time just sat in the woods taking photos. Watching the sun set each evening, sitting in … Continue reading

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Happy update on Cookie’s sett

Last night, just after tea, my sister rang to say that she had found a Badger cub out on the footpath near the sett. My mum and I grabbed the cameras together with a couple of trail cameras and ran … Continue reading

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