badger at a sett


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  • Location: Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve, Colchester, Essex, UK
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  • Info: Live webcam showing a Badger sett at Fingringhoe Wick nature reserve in Essex. The sett consists of a male and female adult, 4 juveniles and 2 cubs born January / February this year. The best time to view the Badgers is a few hours before dusk.

    Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve was an area of farmland which later became a mining area for sand and gravel up until the end of the 1950s. It was then purchased by Essex Wildlife Trust and developed in to an area with diverse habitats of grassland, gorse heathland, reed beds, ponds, meadows, scrub. Today the reserve covers over 200 acres and is home to 200 species of birds, 27 species of dragonflies and damselflies, 24 species of butterfly, 350 species of flowering plants, as well as adders, badgers rabbits, grey squirrels, brown hares, stoats and weasels.