The more you observe, the more you discover. Throughout May we've witnessed the close family bonds of our local fox family. The doting father, Impostor, watching over the cubs. White Eye, the hard-working mother, invariably out hunting but remarkably patient when she returns to nurse the cubs despite their present size. Now we have a third adult in the family, a fairly large vixen with a distinctive large white tip to her tail. She's clearly accepted within the family both
While I'm still sorting my images from India, I've been deploying my Camera Trap for Cambridge's wonderful wildlife. I'd hoped to catch the fox cubs but only managed one image which wasn't great as one of the flashes failed (loose connection between trigger and flash). However, I was delighted to catch the male fox during the day, so that you can see it's beautiful amber eyes. The local pheasant did some modelling as well, which is OK with me as he's a magnificent creature.
I left a small consumer trail camera at the back of my mother's garden while I was away on holiday. I was thrilled to see that I managed to capture her local vixen plus its cub. If only I could have captured it with my DSLR camera trap. Another time maybe. #redfox #foxcub #Wales #video