So my plan way back in January was to try and make my back garden / yard more attractive to wildlife with a few minor improvements and then to document via my camera's the different species using the garden. Some of the improvements have worked , a few haven't and along the way a few [...]
We have noticed a lot less activity from our new resident hedgehog, not so keen to explore the garden and not bothered with the food left out . Time for little hogs ?
We have a new addition to the garden, a deluxe detached hedgehog house . It's been in the garden since last Saturday and it now seems to have attracted its first tenant.
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.