Hello Blackie

Let me know if the Tawny comes looking g for me.

The little Field mouse is so great it was named twice.

A shy mouse with lightning fast reactions. It has large back feet which enables it to leap back and forth quickly.

Its tail is as long as its head and body

It helps the woodland by by storing seeds and berries which germinate growing again helping the woodland and forest. It uses old birds nest to store food

I was lucky enough to have this little chap outside my back window.

Wood Mouse at my Hide

The mouse is very important to the Owl, lack of seeds and berries in the wood has a serious effect on the Owl population.

Wood mouse at the hide

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I am 63 years old and and since a boy have had an interest in wildlife and in particular birds. I help my Dad with the rearing of young finches and other birds. I had many small birds as pets and as i got older and joined the Military i purchsed my first Camera, and fold out Kodak. Over a 22 year period i enjoyed many countries outside the uk and observed many species of birds. When i left the military in 2000, i bought my first digital camera a Canon 450D with a Tamron 70-300 and started my journey on capturing images of birds and animals. I quickly learned that there was a lot more to getting a good image of a bird, so i started to research the best settings for my camera in order to capture a better image. Over a 12 month period i realised that needed to invest in a better camera and lens and after research bought a Canon 50D and a 100-400 Lens. It was 2013 when i really got to grips with the setup and came across a lovely Short Eared Owl. From that meeting i started to concentrate on Owls as they fasinated me. From Canon to Olympus i recently jumped ship again to Sony. The variety of birds i have captured over a 10 year period is vast and at present i have a wildlife hide in lancashire where most of my images are captured.

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