The Wilden Marsh Blog


It was dark, mild, and wet on the marsh this morning, and just about showing a glimmer of dawn when I returned home for breakfast. Of the two camera traps I am monitoring at the moment, only RatCam had captured action overnight. The camera’s IR lighting is all over the place on this video: a sign that the batteries need replacing, perhaps. Maybe the lighting adds to the grimness of the subject; although, I think the brown rat… Read More

Most of my camera traps have caught badgers over the last couple of nights, so the brocks are probably now moving down from the hills to overwinter in their marsh setts; I think they are moving onto the marsh a little earlier this year. The animal flashing across the screen is a badger chasing another animal; it shows just how quickly a badger can move when it wants to.

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