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Injured Razorback Matriarch Brings Her Boar Family to Upper Scratchpost

The family of razorback wild boars (Sus scrofa) lead by an injured matriarch recently showed up at the lower scratchpost and used it to ease the itch on their furs. This time around, the same family turned up at the upper scratchpost and did the tree as hard as they’re notorious to. The video is … Continue reading “Injured Razorback Matriarch Brings Her Boar Family to Upper Scratchpost”

Shikimic Acid and Other Health Benefits of Pine Needle Tea

I have a bunch of pine trees growing all around me. Most of them, the ones growing within the woods, are too tall and their crowns are at least a dozen meters off the ground. But the ones growing on the fringes of the forest have their crowns within easy reach and I regularly visit … Continue reading “Shikimic Acid and Other Health Benefits of Pine Needle Tea”

Trail Cam Footage of Red Deer Hind Scratching Head and Sniffing Camera

A Red Deer hind (Cervus elaphus) turned up at the lower scratchpost, used the tree to scratch her head and then, curiosity got the best of her and made her sniff the trail camera to see what the heck that thing on the nearby tree was all about. A “hind” is what a female red … Continue reading “Trail Cam Footage of Red Deer Hind Scratching Head and Sniffing Camera”

Lungwort (Pulmonaria sp.) – Early Season Healing Plant with Medicinal Properties

Lungwort (Pulmonaria sp.) is a healing plant with medicinal properties. It’s one of the first plants of the season to grow, and flowers while it’s still cold outside. As the Latin name of the species – Pulmonaria – suggests, the plant’s medicinal properties are particularly known to benefit the upper respiratory tract. It’s traditionally used … Continue reading “Lungwort (Pulmonaria sp.) – Early Season Healing Plant with Medicinal Properties”

Compilation of European Badgers Caught on Trail Cam at Sett Entrance in Fall

This is the first video I produced which contains animal footage only, without my talking. I also kept the original audio recorded by the trail camera, without using a music track. If it looks like it’s more appreciated than the way I made my previous videos, I will make more of these. The video is … Continue reading “Compilation of European Badgers Caught on Trail Cam at Sett Entrance in Fall”

Golden Saxifrage (Chrysosplenium Oppositifolium) – Edible Plant Which Grows When Little Else Is Available

In colder climates, survival foods are easy to come by during warmer months. But what of the cold season? There isn’t a whole lot that grows in winter’s sub-zero temperatures, so the key to surviving the winter is in preparing for it while there is an abundance of food sources. And because food sources are … Continue reading “Golden Saxifrage (Chrysosplenium Oppositifolium) – Edible Plant Which Grows When Little Else Is Available”

Injured Badger Hole Saga Takes Unexpected Turn

My Adventures at the Injured Badger Hole saga went on for 14 episodes. I have concluded the adventure in Episode 13, but made one more episode in order to return the area to the state it was in before I started my attempt to save the life of the injured badger. That was it, and … Continue reading “Injured Badger Hole Saga Takes Unexpected Turn”

Trail Camera at Lower Scratchpost Films Wild Boars, Red Fox and Roe Deer

The lower scratchpost is only about 500 meters from the location of the injured badger’s hole. When I visit one, I usually visit the other one as well. The trail camera I have at the lower scratchpost is the best one I have, in terms of image quality and reliability. It does have a downside … Continue reading “Trail Camera at Lower Scratchpost Films Wild Boars, Red Fox and Roe Deer”

Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter Nisus) – Bird of Prey Who Hunts My Songbirds

As you may remember from my previous videos, I have been helping the non-migratory songbirds get through the winter. I did that by adding sunflower seeds to the birdhouse beside my house. The birds, consisting mostly of three different types of tits, but also of tree sparrows, and several species of woodpeckers, have been eating … Continue reading “Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter Nisus) – Bird of Prey Who Hunts My Songbirds”

Common Snowdrop (Galanthus Nivalis) – Perennial Plant Which Blooms in Winter

Greetings my friends, This is Common Snowdrop. This delicate little flower has the ability to withstand sub-zero temperatures and blooms while winter is still in full swing. It’s not unusual to see Snowdrops growing on fields still covered in snow. However, there is no snow in my video because, well… we haven’t had much snow … Continue reading “Common Snowdrop (Galanthus Nivalis) – Perennial Plant Which Blooms in Winter”