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Nia Shetland

When Nia saw me this morning, she started to bolt. I whistled and she stopped dead in her tracks, so she is getting used to me now.

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Blossom and her New Ear Tagged Calf, Nia

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Buttercup has a New Calf

I found Buttercup with a new calf in North Pasture this morning. I think it was born 6/7th February. It’s name will be Nia, if it’s a girl, or Andrew. I’m awaiting the arrival of a belted Galloway calf, and … Continue reading

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Tree Climbing Mink and a Camera Fiddling Otter

I put OtterCam out last night.

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Heralds of Spring

Spring starts during the latter half of next month! Yahoo! For me, the heralds of spring are the Lagoon Field common toads. Thousands of toads begin their journey from Wilden Lane Lagoon Field around 9th March every year; they walk … Continue reading

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GCN Pond Health

Too much rotting organic matter, such as leaves and other dead vegetation, resting on the pond bottom reduces water oxygen levels and is detrimental to pond wildlife. The steep bank on the left contributes to the pond high nutrient levels, … Continue reading

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GCN Pond

After a four-week rest, courtesy of Australian flu, I started clearing the Great Crested Newt Pond today, at the northern end of the Swamp. At the beginning of 2017, a small copse surrounding the GCN pond was removed. The water … Continue reading

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