Monday, 7 July 2008

The nest is getting crowded

The swallows' nest next door to my pony's stable is getting crowded - the chicks look a bit grumpy!

Sunday, 18 May 2008

Stags in velvet

Another visit to Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Deer Park in North Yorkshire. This time the red deer stags were in velvet.

Saturday, 5 April 2008

Blue-spotted badger

This weekend I've been helping out with badger monitoring at Wytham Woods in Oxfordshire. The badgers are caught in traps baited with peanuts, so individuals that have been caught once are marked with a harmless dye to identify them should they be tempted by the peanuts a second time.