At last , a fine healthy looking fox in the garden. For the past month or so all our foxy visitors have been in poor condition , either limping or suffering from mange. Smelly and Bob are doing ok in rehab , we’re hoping to get an update later in the week but it’s really good to see a fox in tip top condition.
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Here’s the full story, the Brown Rat , Rattus norvegicus The Brown Rat is a native of central Asia which was introduced to the British Isles around 1720. It has subsequently spread throughout the British Isles, and indeed much of the temperate world, carried especially by humans in ships. There is little doubt that due […]
BULLFINCH Pyrrhula pyrrhula Length 16 cm Wingspan 28cm Weight 35 g Population 400,000 One of the larger finches’s the bullfinch has a rounder more compact body , with a black face and head , bright pink underparts and […]
Weekend Wildlife Saturday 17th July from the Meadow Hide Welcome to another Weekend Wildlife , from the rather gloriously sunny Meadow Hide here in North Wiltshire. Another day flying solo here in the hide and it’s been surprisingly busy for a hot summers day , with most of the action centred on the paddling pool. […]