So here is a post based on what the blog is named after, a camera trap in Cornwall. I had a lot of chicken pieces left over from dinner and...
Monday, 6 December 2010
Down by the River
After no posts for a while due to moving house the camera is now back up and running. The local land owner has given me permission to place the camera on his land. Its by a river known for otters so hopefully something soon. In the meantime here is what it has captured at the river so far.
a little mouse (bottom left)
Half a bird (fieldfare i think)
Not much but its a start at the new location, more at the weekend hopefully. Also christmas holidays from Uni start this weekend so i should have time for more trapping.
John) Matthew Stritch is a Zoologist traveling to some of the more remote locations on the planet. Having spent nine months studying wild bonobos Matt then went on to be a safari guide in South Africa. He has also worked in Mauritius as warden of world renowned Round Island and more recently he has been habituating lowland gorilla in Gabon. Matt has an interest in animal behaviour, film making, photography and writing. His first book: "A Zoologists Stumbling's in Africa: How to Habituate a Bonobo" is about his time in the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo.