The Wilden Marsh Blog


Yesterday evening I tied a camera to a boundary stock fence and pointed it at a small piece of undergrowth outside the reserve; to see what passed the lens overnight. Here is what it saw: (Please click on the image to watch the video)  

BadgerCam watched Wilden Marsh Nature Reserve’s Badger Sett Entrance No.5 yesterday and overnight, and what I would really like to video a badger family here. BadgerCam is watching the latest or newest marsh badger set today and overnight. There are many more sett entrances to video before I capture all the marsh badger population, and this is providing they don’t leave for their summer setts higher up along the valley sides before… Read More

Three times this week, when walking past a particular tree lined spot on the river bank, something jumped into the river. I’ve not managed to see what it is, so I set up a camera trap last evening to find out….

I found a badger’s lair on the marsh earlier this week, in the middle of a thick gorse bush. The badger has created a warm and cosy living space in the bush, so I setup a camera trap within it. This video is one of twelve one minute long clips recorded by the trap. Badgers have many such lairs on the marsh, and in Hoo Wood. Today I fitted a close-up lens to the camera… Read More

This badger visited OtterCam 15 times during last night and this morning. Mind you, OtterCam might have been visited by 15 different badgers overnight; they all look the same to me.