F.A.O. Everyone who joined the RSPB last weekend with their Big Garden Birdwatch: I hope you enjoyed your bird count and now I’d like to invite you to wander along to Hedgehog Street. There’s a survey there that you might be interested in too – I hope so 🙂 The People’s Trust for Endangered Species… Read More New Hedgehog Hibernation Survey starts 1st FEB 2012
“This blog contains way too much chat, photos and video on garden plants, birds and wildlife. It also goes wandering on visits to gardens and nature reserves! There are cameras and links everywhere… are you brave enough to browse? I hope so :-D”Under the heading ‘A GARDENWATCH WARNING’ in my sidebar, at present, this is… Read More Visitors beware…
There’s been a whole load o’ shakin’ goin’ on in da house! Since the first visits seen via a camera in our hedgehog house it has rained heavily in the evenings. A larger hedgehog has been visiting but so far no more napping has been seen… Crushed peanuts and their skins have been sticking to… Read More Raindrops keep falling on the hogs
Finally, after much anticipation and finger crossing, we have seen the first images of a hedgehog exploring inside my daughter’s Hedgehog House (made for school exam project). I really didn’t believe my luck last night as I looked in at a perfect time… just as one arrived! The record button was quickly activated and I… Read More Sh… hedgehog napping
Ironing… perhaps not a way you would expect to watch for wildlife. For the last two evenings I have been almost glued to the computer screen after an unexpected turn of events. Sorry… no emails no browsing, no blogging. Any guesses on what has been going on? Mm… I am still at the speculation point… Read More Is there anything in there?
Some things shouldn’t be and others? Well, I’m really not sure… Today, I actually planned to save ‘The Cosmos’. Oh dear… that is going to have to wait until tomorrow now! Ah… the ‘to do list’ in the garden that just grows at this time of year. Autumn, really is quite a mysterious season don’t… Read More Is there anything out there?
This is our third year of watching hedgehogs visit the garden and what a treat this has been! Knowing not everyone is able to see this wonderful wildlife visitor it has been a delight to share our visits both through photos and video.All captures are watched live and that’s what makes them so special. I… Read More Hedgehog visits and links
Last night was a very cold night in my garden and worryingly it had to be the first night we saw a juvenile hedgehog! It was spotted heading for the sultanas I leave out for any visiting hedgehogs but was startled and ran at speed into the garden. That would have been okay if it… Read More Hedgehog Juvenile visit
It has been a little while since I have mentioned hedgehog visits in my garden. I have continued to put food and water out but it hasn’t always been taken. The nights are getting colder and I am very aware that our hedgehog may be preparing to hibernate for the winter. We had planned to… Read More Hedgehog House for Rent