Tags » Wildlife


A soggy cootling drying off in the evening sun after a swim.

View full size on 500px

All Photographs © Duncan Jackson 2010-2014 All Rights Reserved.

Weather Shift

We are house bound to-day (Thursday) the sunny weather has disappeared and has been replaced with a colder SW wind and of course that brings rain. 839 more words

Daily Doings

Haymaking - the Video

Our second year of making hay from our meadows at Alvecote Wood. Five days of very hard work, but very lucky with the weather. We got 153 bales this year (141 last year) and sold and delivered it all to the stables next door to the woods. 24 more words


Every year, 50 million animals—including dogs and cats—are strangled, hanged, and beaten to death for their fur, and millions more, including crocodiles and snakes, are boiled, skinned alive, or otherwise killed for the leather industry!

Interactive map: Have cougars and black bears been spotted near you?

My colleague Tara Carman has a story in today’s paper about how Coquitlam is the bear-sighting capital of B.C. I made the following interactive map — which allows you to see how many wildlife sightings there have been in your city — to accompany Tara’s story ( 10 more words

The Data Trail


Bigfoot, sometimes called sasquatch, is thought to live in the Pacific northwest. Many people recall seeing this 9 foot 8 in 500lb ape like creature. Scientists don’t believe that this animal is real because the population is too low, and would be difficult for them to maintain a stable amount of sasquatchs. 141 more words