The Wilden Marsh Blog


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….

Mike Averill sent me this image of otter Spraint containing perch scales that he found at the River Stour downstream weir. Thanks Mike.

(OTTER VIDEO) Last Friday a nasty stomach bug came to visit; it hasn’t been a happy time: continuous stomach ache and continual stabbing pains. This is my attempt at gleaning as much sympathy from my followers as possible; how am I doing so far? Anyway, I have now beaten the bug and I am enjoying a pain free existence once again. I was well enough by Wednesday evening to wander over to the marsh… Read More

Another Hoo Brook otter image!

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