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Picking Bones & Pulling Teeth

Picking Bones & Pulling Teeth

I’d never pulled a tooth out before this day but I got the knack of it fairly swiftly, being mindful...
Our October Mammal Mooch

Our October Mammal Mooch

A keen gang of us Mammal Group members gathered on a Saturday morning in early October for a leisurely stroll...
Beaver thrills by the River Tay

Beaver thrills by the River Tay

On a recent trip to Scotland I spent a day in the lovely Perthshire town of Dunkeld beside the mighty...
Something missing in the Angus Glens

Something missing in the Angus Glens

I recently spent a windy day walking up a glen inside the Cairngorms National Park in North-East Scotland.  My walk...
Nine sacks of bat poo can make all the difference..!

Nine sacks of bat poo can make all the difference..!

Worcestershire is fortunate to have an active Bat Group that does good work to record and conserve bats across the...
Tracking the Crom Pine Martens

Tracking the Crom Pine Martens

Crackling, frosty leaves under our feet and the strange non-light of a ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ add to the thrill...
A Quiet Celebration of Otters!

A Quiet Celebration of Otters!

It is wonderful to see so much interest in our otters at the moment, with WMG Chair Poppy Morris describing...
Mammal Records from Owl Pellets

Mammal Records from Owl Pellets

Whilst live-trapping small mammals is useful because we can target specific sites, and exciting because it enables us to see...
Crepuscular Coney Counts in 2019!

Crepuscular Coney Counts in 2019!

Back in September 2016 I blogged about the decline of rabbits in Britain associated with rabbit viral haemorrhagic disease; and...
A-harvest mousing we will go…..!

A-harvest mousing we will go…..!

After our refresher day at Feckenham Wylde Moor on 30th September, I hope WMG members have been able to start...
Camera trapping in South Shropshire

Camera trapping in South Shropshire

Dooley (my canine chum) and I recently spent a fascinating day in a secret south Shropshire woodland, where we checked...
Non-native Mammals Symposium

Non-native Mammals Symposium

I am recently back from attending The Mammal Society’s autumn symposium on ‘Non-native Mammals in Great Britain’.  Generously hosted by...