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This week we've been doing the first great crested newt surveys of the season. The licensed post development monitoring at Portishead is indicating they are still there and doing well 🙂

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1 day ago

This week weve been doing the first great crested newt surveys of the season. The licensed post development monitoring at Portishead is indicating they are still there and doing well :)

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5 days ago

Our badger bait marking study was very successful, we managed to identify two separate clans/ family groups and got some nice videos of badgers as well.

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5 days ago

Our badger bait marking study was very successful, we managed to identify two separate clans/ family groups and got some nice videos of badgers as well.

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Spring is fast approaching... First bumblebee of the year and the frogs have been busy in the garden pond. ... See MoreSee Less

1 month ago

Spring is fast approaching... First bumblebee of the year and the frogs have been busy in the garden pond.

The view from the office today 🙂 out with our work experience guys from Sparsholt college preparing for a badger bait marking survey. This survey allows us look at the number of badger clans (families) and the extent of their territories. ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

The view from the office today :) out with our work experience  guys from Sparsholt college preparing for a badger bait marking survey. This survey allows us look at the number of badger clans (families) and the extent of their territories.

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Hope you didn't get caught by too many brambles

Amazing video of a water vole climbing a tree!

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BBC England
Water voles climbing trees! You don't see that every day. #winterwatch

via BBC Look East
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2 months ago

Wonderful site visit in the sun this morning, spotted one of the first primroses of year in flower. Hopefully this means spring is on the way! ... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago

Wonderful site visit in the sun this morning, spotted one of the first primroses of year in flower. Hopefully this means spring is on the way!

Starling murmuration
Over the weekend one of our directors and a member of staff videoed this amazing starling murmuration from the dunes at Studland beach.

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2 months ago

One of our eagle-eyed birders spotted this Hampshire rarity while stopping off at Titchfield on the way home from a winter bird survey. Snow bunting predominantly over winter in the northern half of the country but this one obviously fancied a winter holiday on our sunny shore.

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2 months ago

One of our eagle-eyed birders spotted this Hampshire rarity while stopping off at Titchfield on the way home from a winter bird survey. Snow bunting predominantly over winter in the northern half of the country but this one obviously fancied a winter holiday on our sunny shore.

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Hibernation bat checks are starting now, being completed during the next two months. Our licenced bat workers will be going to a variety of sites to check if any bats have chosen to hibernate there for the winter. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

Hibernation bat checks are starting now, being completed during the next two months. Our licenced bat workers will be going to a variety of sites to check if any bats have chosen to hibernate there for the winter.

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I miss the bats 😯😢

Happy New Year from all at Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

Happy New Year from all at Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services

Merry Christmas from all at Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

Merry Christmas from all at Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services!

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Merry Christmas to all you guys! Have a great break.

One of our principal ecologists, Jenny conducted a survey in the New Forest last week and saw a beautiful sunrise on the way to site. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

One of our principal ecologists, Jenny conducted a survey in the New Forest last week and saw a beautiful sunrise on the way to site.

We rescued this common toad earlier in the week. He had unwisely decided to hibernate in our mop bucket! ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

We rescued this common toad earlier in the week. He had unwisely  decided to hibernate in our mop bucket!

Misty morning at Corfe Castle. Photo taken by our director Lindsay. ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago

Misty morning at Corfe Castle. Photo taken by our director Lindsay.

Undertaking one of the last dormice surveys of the season this week we were surprised to find this little guy still awake. Fingers crossed he can put on enough weight to hibernate safely this winter. ... See MoreSee Less

4 months ago

Undertaking one of the last dormice surveys of the season this week we were surprised to find this little guy still awake.  Fingers crossed he can put on enough weight to hibernate safely this winter.

The wintering bird survey kick off this month, our birders will be out monitoring birds such as Brent Geese, Golden Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, Curlew and Whooper Swan numbers on several sites over the coming months to see if they support birds from the local SPAs. ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago

The wintering bird survey kick off this month, our birders will be out monitoring birds such as Brent Geese, Golden Plover, Black-tailed Godwit, Curlew and Whooper Swan numbers on several sites over the coming months to see if they support birds from the local SPAs.

Photos from Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services's post
The LCECO team have worked on over 30 bat licences this year. This often involves supervised tile strips where our licensed staff carefully move bats from the works area into new purpose built homes. This little pipistrelle bat was safely translocated into a new loft space a couple of weeks ago.
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5 months ago

It's a hard life being the office dog 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

5 months ago

Its a hard life being the office dog  :)

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Which one is that Lin?

Dogs in the workplace are said to reduce stress levels. Not sure if they mean for humans or dogs though as these two look very chilled!

Photos from Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services's post
We've recently worked on the creation of a large artificial badger sett and are very pleased to see that the badgers are starting to investigate it
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5 months ago

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What a good idea Lin, another animal that I would like to see in real life.

We're undertaking some reptile surveys for swanage railway at the moment. This beautiful stretch of railway line runs right through the heathland and the embankments support both rare reptiles - smooth snake and sand lizard. ... See MoreSee Less

6 months ago

Were  undertaking some reptile surveys  for swanage railway at the moment. This beautiful  stretch of railway line runs right through the heathland and the embankments  support both rare reptiles - smooth snake and sand lizard.

Lovely morning cake sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research. Thanks to all the members of the team who baked/bought cakes for this. ... See MoreSee Less

6 months ago

Lovely morning cake sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Research. Thanks to all the members of the team who baked/bought cakes for this.

The licensed bat workers in the team have been undertaking bat harp trapping over the last few weeks. Massive thank you to Steph from Arbeco for the specialist help and equipment. ... See MoreSee Less

6 months ago

The licensed bat workers in the team have been undertaking bat harp trapping over the last few weeks. Massive thank you to Steph from Arbeco for the specialist help and equipment.