Last weekend, Denmark Farm hosted an owl pellet analysis workshop with the Ceredigion Mammal Group, which turned out to be a fascinating excursion into a world of small bones and detective work. Owl pellet analysis workshop at Denmark Farm with Ceredigion Mammal Group Many bird species produce pellets including owls, raptors, gulls and even sparrows. … Continue reading ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ comes to Denmark Farm!
The philosophy for the management of our 40 acre site at Denmark Farm has always been minimal intervention, and a holistic approach. This means that rather than managing the land for a particular species, we encourage a diverse mosaic of habitats – including woodland, marshland, grassland and ponds – and then sit back and see what turns up! To identify some of the species which choose … Continue reading A Tale of Two Mice (and other monitoring projects)
There are lots of opportunities to provide a helping hand to wildlife this Spring, and here are just a few suggestions to get you started. If you’re aged between 13 and 25, or know someone who is, how about becoming a ‘Hedgehog Champion’? The Peoples Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is asking people to become … Continue reading A helping hand for wildlife