Tag Archives: Wildlife Conservation

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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Are You At Home?

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 … Continue reading

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Lotta Otter

It’s around six weeks since I posted an otter video, and that’s because I haven’t put OtterCam out since then, but I’ve seen quite a few otters on Wilden Marsh in the meantime. Last evening I setup OtterCam on a … Continue reading

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Foxy Games

Yesterday the cattle moved themselves out of the Orchid Field and back into the Rhombus Field, so I moved them on into the Tenant Farmer’s Field. In the TF Field this morning, I found this fox playing roundup with the … Continue reading

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Watching Otters

I was down on the marsh this morning, otter watching. The River Stour is low, flat calm, and fairly clear. Six otters swam in circles, underwater. I think there is a holt in the riverbank, because the otters were disappearing … Continue reading

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Wilden Marsh Heronry

Herons on Wilden Marsh yesterday.

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Wilden Marsh And Great Crested Newts

(8 Images) Great Crested Newts, the UK’s most protected amphibian, are loved by many naturalists and rather less so by some property developers. Unfortunately, loss of ponds and their surrounding newt friendly habitats, as well as changes in farming practices, have set … Continue reading

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