2016 Notes

2nd June 2016
A deer day! two herds of fallow deer here this morning and yesterday, a video of a young fallow deer “pricket” in the video below with some of the rest of the herd in the background.

My two old friends the French Partridges feeding around a badger sett yesterday (in the video below)

Some of the badgers are out in daylight (see video below and watch to the end) presumably because their emerge By emerging at 8am in daylight they achieve an extra hour!

Fallow deer including an in moult albino in the video below.

25th May 2016
The badger cubs are growing up (see video below)

Jackdaws and magpies do not always get on (see video below)

Badgers associating

23rd May 2016
What do badgers do in dark corners normally out of sight?(watch the video below)
The start of next years badger cubs hopefully

22nd May 2016
Fight night at a badger sett

A brief close up video of a deer that has been around here for the last two or three weeks on its own guess what type of deer it is


18th May 2016

A Green Woodpecker finds food around a badger sett entrance in the video below.

Two badgers out in daylight (the second badger is under the tree trunks in the distance)

Two Jackdaws collecting masses of nest building materials.

7 badgers seen out together last night

Two images taken by Aad Hoogesteger of one of our badger sows still lactating and no sign of her cubs (assuming she is from one of the watched setts)
(Triple click on the images to full size them)

A Badger Sow still lactating

A Badger Sow still lactating

a close up of the same badger

a close up of the same badger


Two woodpeckers in the image below:

This is my feeding ground says the green woodpecker, time you went elsewhere spotty

This is my feeding ground says the green woodpecker, time you went elsewhere spotty

Ok I am Off says spotty

Ok I am Off says spotty

Many thanks to Aad and Nicoline Hoogesteger for coming all the way from Holland to our badger-watch and contributing lots of great photographs to our web site with video footage to come in due course.

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