Wildlife in Winter weather

In January the ferocity of the rain woke me up several times during the night and I wondered how on earth any creatures can survive it ?  January and February were really cold as well and it was a struggle to do any fieldwork on foot. West Donegal was lucky to escape the recent snow…

Sheskinmore Badgers

Badgers Meles meles are often thought to be woodland animals but they survive very well in more open habitats. There are several Badger setts in the dunes at Sheskinmore. The exact number of family groups is difficult to determine as Badgers often have a number of outlying setts separate from the main territory. Both the…