Wildlife in my local patch

Hampshire UK

May 31, 2014
by Jackson Hellewell
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Great Spotted Woodpecker fledglings

A few days ago my friend Archie and I were walking down the road by his house when we heard what sounded like a Great spotted Woodpecker, but it’s usual ‘tchick’ sound was repeated very loudly and very quickly. Not … Continue reading

May 30, 2014
by Jackson Hellewell
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Wild Planet Launch – Southampton SeaCity Museum

Last night we were lucky enough to be invited to the launch of the Wild Planet exhibition at Southampton’s Sea City Museum. The exhibition is a stunning showcase celebrating the last 15 years of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year … Continue reading

Finally…a baby badger

May 21, 2014 by Jackson Hellewell | Comments Off on Finally…a baby badger

I’ve been a bit sick for the last week or so – and haven’t been able to get out and about as much as I would like. However I put the trail cam for 24 hours at the most local badger sett to us (code named the “milk parlour” sett) and here are the results.   This is my image of the week!

Great Spotted “Nutcracker”

May 10, 2014 by Jackson Hellewell | Comments Off on Great Spotted “Nutcracker”

At my friend Tom B’s house a great spotted woodpecker has shown some funny behaviour. It will grab a whole peanut from their bird feeder and put it in a crack in the post.  Then it will peck at it taking small bite-size pieces from its convenient spot. Apparently now the crack is getting bigger and bigger thanks to the woodpecker.  So I set up my trail cam to have a look. Here are the results and I’ve chosen this as my image of the week for this week:

To see other images of the week click here