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My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 07

After finding out the European Badger (Meles Meles) at the sett #2 is injured, I had spent 8 consecutive days (seven nights) bringing food to his sett in an effort to help him survive the looming winter. Unfortunately, so far the efforts have been fruitless. Because the injured badger’s situation was an emergency, I had … Continue reading “My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 07”

Found Hoof and Bones from Deer – Possible Poacher Activity

On my daily strolls through the woods where I live, I came across a discarded hoof and bones from a fair sized deer. I don’t know who exactly left it there, but the suspicion popped in my mind that I may have poachers hunting in my forest. I know the licensed hunters who are allowed … Continue reading “Found Hoof and Bones from Deer – Possible Poacher Activity”

My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 06 (Badger Pair SPECIAL)

Eight days after tending exclusively to the injured badger, I took a hike to a more remote part of the forest where a sett (networks of tunnels and living quarters dug up by badgers) inhabited by a pair of European Badgers is located. In this, special episode of My Adventures at the Injured Badger Hole … Continue reading “My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 06 (Badger Pair SPECIAL)”

Tawny Owl (Strix Aluco) – Filming the Elusive Bird of Prey

The woods where I live is also home to a majestic Tawny Owl. She’s incredibly elusive and absolutely soundless in flight and parchment, so taking any sight of her takes a lot of patience and paying attention. That’s not an easy task given that the terrain in my woods is uneven, very hilly and mostly … Continue reading “Tawny Owl (Strix Aluco) – Filming the Elusive Bird of Prey”

My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 05

Episode Five of My Adventures at the Injured Badger Hole consists of two days at the sett of the injured badger. Day Five at the Injured Badger Hole On Day Five, I encountered a Roe Deer (Capreolus Capreolus) on my way to the badger’s burrow. It was a frigid and foggy morning, but the fog … Continue reading “My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 05”

Fox Strolls by Me As I Ready to Film Poisonous Fire Salamander

I recorded the video you’re watching in the late September of this year. It had rained whole night, but stopped before the noon and as soon as it did, I put on my rubber boots and went out for a walk. My attention was caught by a lone Fire Salamander (Salamandra Salamandra) who was resting … Continue reading “Fox Strolls by Me As I Ready to Film Poisonous Fire Salamander”

My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 04

On the fourth day of my ongoing mission to save the life of an injured badger I return to his sett (network of tunnels and holes in the ground), in hopes that he had come out the previous night and had some of the food I had left for him. So far, after he was … Continue reading “My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 04”

Alien Looking Mushroom I Came Across – Possible Elfin Saddle (Gyromitra Infula)

I take walks through the woods where I live every day. And every day I get amazed by the splendid variety of fauna and flora I encounter. Earlier this fall, I came across a weird looking fungus the likes of which I had not seen before. It almost seemed alien looking. I was pretty sure … Continue reading “Alien Looking Mushroom I Came Across – Possible Elfin Saddle (Gyromitra Infula)”

My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 03

Having seen that the injured badger did not come out of the burrow the first night I left the food for him there, I returned to his sett (the actual name for the network of tunnels dug by badgers to live in) with more food. Because I live a simple life in the woods, I … Continue reading “My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 03”

My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 02

After leaving the cardboard box with food scraps in front of the burrow of the injured badger as seen in the Episode one of the series, my adventures continued with me making preparations for a more substantial meal for the badger. I made sure I had everything ready to return to the location the following … Continue reading “My Adventures at Injured Badger Hole – Episode 02”