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Mr Badger Works for his Dinner

December 22, 2013
Having watched the badgers hoovering up loose peanuts from the garden path, I wanted to see some more active foraging. I placed an upturned flower pot on the path with so...
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How Many Badgers use my Garden Path?

December 16, 2013
In early December 2013 I had my first success filming a badger walking along my garden path using a battery operated Bushnell trailcam. The second time I tried it, the pi...
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A Badger in my Semi-Urban Garden

December 06, 2013
I have been aware for some years that badgers occasionally wander down the path by my garden. Last year an attempt to capture them using a trailcam yielded lots of cats,...
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China Trip 2013 - Xi'an and the Terracotta Warriors

May 24, 2013
Before the memory of our China holiday fades any further, I think I'd better get up the rest of our photographs and memories. The last blog post dealt with Beijing and th...
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Woodchat Shrike at Chew Valley Lake 2013

April 26, 2013
This gorgeous female woodchat shrike has been around for a week now and I've been fortunate enough to have a couple of sessions photographing it. This is a lifer for me a...
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Arctic Terns at Apex Lake, Burnham-on-Sea

April 21, 2013
These gorgeous birds have been passing through Somerset over the last week or two and half a dozen or more have been feeding at Apex Lake, Burnham-on-Sea. At this site, f...
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Beijing and the Great Wall of China

April 19, 2013
Growing up in Hong Kong as I did must have helped me feel at home faster than the 'average' European tourist visiting a bustling Chinese city. The impact of the very busy...
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Birds Photographed on China Holiday 2013 With Canon SX50 HS

April 08, 2013
My family and I are just back from an exciting 2 week holiday in China during which we visited Beijing, Xian and the Guilin area. The map gives a feel for the distances c...
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White Fronted Goose at Sharpham on the Somerset Levels

March 03, 2013
I was lucky enough to find this unusual visitor close to the road near the Durston Peat Works on only my second attempt. It was hanging out with two greylags and was abou...
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Twite at Aust Warth

February 21, 2013
There have been two or possibly three twite seen at the Severn Bridge end of the Aust Warth salt marsh for the last few days. They seem to flit between the marsh, the gra...
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