Bank Vole at Christmas

Last week i decided the Bank vole feeder needed a bit of Christmas cheer !! so using one of the ribbon bows off a present i put a bit of christmas decoration on the ” Vole hole ” they seemed to appreciate it as now two turn up regularly for some sunflower seeds , we’ll be taking the decoration down New years day to avoid bad luck !

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Under your Nose

I spend a lot of time travelling to places photographing wildlife , sometimes with no results. Looking out at the bird feeders this morning i noticed the Bank Voles scurrying around underneath them feeding on the left-overs scattered by the feeding birds. All this going on only a few feet from my window. This was an opportunity  too good to miss and after only a few minutes i had some decent stuff, the only problem i found was , i was too close to focus on the Voles at one point. Sometimes it pays to look a bit closer at whats right under your Nose not what might be round the next corner , well for a bit anyway !!

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Dennis felt rough, He’d been on the apple all night !

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