Posts Tagged ‘foxes’


Romance – or at least interest – between a fox and magpie…

I was pleased with this capture of a garden fox (almost) kissing a magpie, so thought I would post it here.

I took the photo in the early morning sun the other day and I had to lean sideways at full stretch, pointing my camera through a small landing window to get the shot, which shows the fox in a neighbour’s garden.


Another shot of the magpie sneaking up on the fox from behind, taken before the other picture…

The magpie was running around the fox, almost taunting it.

Here are my other fox blog posts:
Living with urban foxes
Foxy shows his (her) face again…
Foxy would a-wooing go…
Fowl play? Call in the feather forensics team…

And here’s a recent one about magpies:
Egging on the magpies…

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Oh dear, feathers fly in the garden...

When I looked through the kitchen window yesterday morning I thought we must have had snow overnight and then it had melted, as there were blobs of white all over the ground.

Then I realised the blobs were white downy feathers. There had (more…)

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A pair of urban foxes in a neighbour's garden

OK, I know it’s “a frog he would a-wooing go” in the old song, but I couldn’t think of anything else as a title for these pictures of a pair of urban foxes in a neighbour’s garden, basking in the morning sunlight after a wet few days. They look so devoted to each other.


If I had to guess, I would say the one lying down (left) is the female and the other is a male fox...

I don’t worry about (more…)

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Foxy shows his (her) face again…


A fox in a neighbour's garden this week...

I was quite pleased with this picture I snapped of a fox in a neighbour’s garden, so I thought I would share it…

Here’s a link to a whole blog post I wrote last year about Living with Urban Foxes

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A fox in the neighbour's garden...

We live in a part of the city on the edge of a park and our back gardens have some wild, wooded areas, so it’s not surprising we often see urban foxes around. These are of the red fox species, Vulpes vulpes.

I have to admit that (more…)

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