The Wilden Marsh Blog


Red, the north marsh dog fox, calls on the badgers to ask for their help with the Wilden Marsh Christmas preparations. Mr and Mrs Badger appear not to be at home. Red notices fresh badger poo in the latrine outside the sett and thinks the badgers are hiding from him; he rushes back and forth trying to catch them out..

Sunrise: 07.39 Sunset: 05.06 I surveyed Hoo Wood today, an annual activity, to see what has changed over the previous year. February is the best month to do it – when the vegetation has died back as far as it is going to before the new growing season starts. As part of the survey, I tracked the Hoo Wood dog fox to get an idea of his activity. It’s a hard task… Read More

Sunrise: 07.25  Sunset: 04.21

Sunrise: 07.25  Sunset: 04.21

29th March 23013                       Sunrise 05.51 am      Sunset: 06.38 pm I have mentioned in previous posts that foxes are not dullards. They are sometimes called vermin, but are not classified as vermin in the UK. The fox is a primary predator that eats vermin; in particular, it helps control the population of rats, pigeons and other small marsh animals. Foxes… Read More

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