A blackbird

I came across this tame(r) blackbird recently, and the light was rubbish but it was feeding not far in front of me and I got a few ok shots. It did briefly pose still, close and in a more interesting pose, but as I went to press the shutter a sparrowhawk came from nowhere and…

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A Not 100% well Fox

Thought I’d finally broken my 2013 photography duck today (I haven’t taken a decent photo outside this year) when a fox came out a posed in the sun. Sadly as you can see it has a poorly eye and possibly a touch of mange. That said it seemed pretty healthy otherwise, walking (and running when…

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Fox attack stories and the numbers

I came home yesterday evening to see the fox bites off babies finger story all over the net, followed by Boris Johnson’s call for councils to do more about this ‘the growing problem of urban foxes’ which are a ‘a pest and a menace, particularly in our cities.’  Interesting that his party (The Conservatives for…

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