Ok , the fox isn't strictly speaking a dog , more of a distant cousin, but our wonderful hedgehogs have taught the fox a new trick , how to limbo under the garden gate......
Hedgehogs are on the decline , according to a recent BBC news article , there has been a 70% drop in numbers in the past 20 years .https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44461150 One simple way you can help is to create access to your garden. We have done this by simply creating a hedgehog friendly tunnel under our gate.
The BBC are reporting that one in five of all British mammals are at risk of extinction, including the hedgehog, who's numbers have decreased by 70% in the last 20 years. Click on the link below to read the full article.......... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44461150
We have moved the camera into the back garden ( yard ) to see what's about after all the lights have gone out. No surprise to find the hedgehogs rummaging about the lawn , we have made the side gate hog friendly , mirror pond has a ramp and we now have a new hog [...]
Mayhem mayhem at the Last Post by Peter Hanscomb The last post is one of the gardens busiest feeding points and a firm favourite with the Starlings. The jar contains a peanut and mealworm butter and only lasts a couple of hours !
Langford Lakes Nature Reserve by Peter Hanscomb Langford Lakes nature reserve comprises four lakes , a stretch of the river Wylye and a water meadow was purchased by the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust in 2001. The lakes and surrounding land was the site of a former gravel works during the 1960s / 1970s and the process of [...]