Meadow date 15/01/2020
Here are a few images of the hide , very nearly finished . One window to go….
Here’s a quick update with the progress on our new photography hide at the wildflower meadow. Like the rest of the U.K. we’re in lockdown , so progress has been slow. The hide itself is nearly finished and ready to be dismantled and then transported to the meadow . Graham has started the hide foundations , so the end is in sight, but we are still going to be delayed by current situation.
I guess being ethical doesn’t just apply to our approach to photography, but also to the way we want to manage and use the land at the meadow . This includes the building of the hide.
The Mole , Talpa euopaea Moles are a regular visitor at the Meadow Hide , we have never seen one which is normal but the evident there , with their distinctive mole hills periodically appearing in the grass path to the hide. The mole is a small mammal that spends most of it’s life underground…
Slow worm , Anguis fragilis With long, smooth, shiny, grey or brown bodies, slow worms look very similar to a small snakes and can grow up to 50cm long. In fact the Slow worm is a legless lizard , and are quite harmless to humans. Slow worms like humid conditions and emerge from their hiding…
The Reeves Muntjac ( Muntiacus reevesi ) is a small stocky deer , with a distinctive haunched appearance , with a rusty brown coat which turns a dull shade of grey in winter. The Muntjac was named in 1812 after John Reeves of the East India Company. This non native species originated in south east Asia and was introduced to…
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