Archive of: Mammals

  • Winter Bats

    Winter Bats

    ​In our effort to identify and understand the wildlife that lives in Sussex, bats have always been tricky to identify

  • The Pongtastic Mr Fox

    The Pongtastic Mr Fox

    Winter is a busy season for foxes. If there are any living near you – and there probably are – you’ll be well aware of just how active they are at this time of year, yapping and screaming at all hours of the night and leaving plenty of unmistakable foxy scent.

  • Trail Camera Secrets

    Trail Camera Secrets

    Trail cameras are small magical boxes that are self contained, weatherproof cameras that can see in the dark and are triggered by animal movement.

  • An evening at Castle Water

    An evening at Castle Water

    The evening is my favourite time for watching wildlife, it usually offers a special experience. I’d like to share last evening with you with these five short videos.

  • Going Bats in Sussex

    Going Bats in Sussex

    Reserves Ecologist Glenn Norris tells us about the bats of Sussex and where they can be found.

  • Species of the day: Roe Deer

    Species of the day: Roe Deer

    The elegant Roe Deer is one of six wild deer species that reside in Great Britain. Of these, only two are truly native, the lightweight Roe being one

  • Species of the day: Common Shrew

    Species of the day: Common Shrew

    The Common Shrew may be tiny, but don’t let that fool you for they’re one of our most voracious predators, a fierce ball of unstoppable energy