Deer seem to be the subject of the past week or two.
Graham Bellamy sighted a single Fallow Deer at Knocking Hoe
Steve Plummer saw at close range a Roe Deer buck near Apsley Guise
Jane Redgwell sent in a photo (attached) of of of a Roe Deer doe seen on the 4th August near Colworth, with local reports of 4 or 5 being seen
Steve Plummer had 8 Chinese Water Deer at Aspley Guise, on the 5th August, including one doe with this years juvenile. 7 were seen at the same location on the 6th August
Just sighs of a Muntjac Deer reported on the 3rd August and one seen on the 1st August.
A juvenile otter, found "dead on road" at Bedford and sent onto Cardiff University for autopsy.
A live otter seen by Alister Gammell on the R. Hiz at Arlesey.
Keep the sightings coming. Thank you,
David Anderson - Beds Mammal Recorder.