Wildlife in my local patch

Hampshire UK

March 25, 2014
by Jackson Hellewell
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Tawny Owls – calling by day?

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been hearing Tawny Owls calling almost hourly during any sunny days. This seems quite unusual as we traditionally think of owls as only being active at nightime. Although most people think the twit-twoo … Continue reading

March 12, 2014
by Jackson Hellewell
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White Fallow Deer?

At this time of year when there is no bracken, it’s easier to spot the many deer in the wood. Recently we’ve noticed a white deer in amongst the herd of fallow deer that we regularly see. There are quite … Continue reading

March 11, 2014
by Jackson Hellewell
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Frost Flower

Last week on a frosty morning Mum found an unusual thing. I had seen something similar on “Winter Watch” a few weeks ago. It’s called Frost Flower and apparently occurs for a short time in wet usually rotten wood on … Continue reading