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A Large Male Stoat Caught On Camera In Kent

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Monday, 04 June 2012 08:07

A large male stoat (Mustela erminea) has been filmed on a trail camera in a rural Kent garden at the start of spring 2012. Trail cameras often reveal the secretive and often hidden happenings of the wild animals and their adventures in our own back yards.

   

A Cracking Find For A Young Fossil Hunter

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Saturday, 14 April 2012 10:20

During a recent excursion to a Kent beach one of the young men, who searched amongst the rocks with great patience and dogged determination, collected the find of the day – a fossilised gastropod!

   

Adventures With An Infrared Wildlife Camera

Written by Phil Brown, BAdger Bushcraft Blog Tuesday, 06 March 2012 13:28

We have recently been playing around with infrared wildlife and trail cameras in the Kent countryside and some privately owned land that we have access to and thought it would be nice to share the results on the Badger Bushcraft Blog.

   

The Peregrine Has Landed

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Thursday, 22 September 2011 09:55

Several early morning and dusk ventures that have proved fruitless have finally been rewarded with a beautiful encounter with a Peregrine and some pictures by which to remember the event.

   

Female Sparrowhawk Caused A Commotion With Her Dawn Raid Hunting Exercise

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Tuesday, 13 September 2011 08:02

A recent morning started with the local songbird and blackbird population creating a hullabaloo as a female sparrowhawk hunted the local trees, shrubs and hedgerows that abut our base here in Kent.

   

What Does A Fledgling Green Woodpecker Look Like?

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcraft Blog Wednesday, 22 June 2011 17:12

One of the birds that I encounter on the long and frequent walks and rambles in the area that surrounds our base in heart of the Kent countryside is the Yaffle - more commonly known as the Green Woodpecker (Picus viridis). This year I have been fortunate to watch and photograph a brood being reared at our farm site in the village of Egerton which is between Ashford and Maidstone.

   

Jackdaws In The Kent Village Of Egerton

Written by Phil Brown, Badger Bushcrat Blog Thursday, 02 June 2011 09:50

A recent purchase of a secondhand SIGMA 170-500mm F5-6.3 APO lens for our Canon EOS 40D digital SLR camera that we use for photographing both flora and fauna led to an interesting evening watching the local jackdaws.

   

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