Wild Life in Kingswells

In your garden

Kingswells has more than its fair share of green cooridors, ponds, streams and other areas idea for wildlife.  And most residents have a garden or access to a green area.  So here are a few tips taken from Scottish Wild LIfe Trust  of things that can be done in your garden to allow wild life to thrive.

  • Wildlife needs four things if it is to thrive in your garden - food, water, shelter and a place to breed. By providing some - if not all - of these things you will bring your garden to life. The Scottish Wild Life Trust have some ideas on how to get started and how to make a difference for wildlife, whatever the size of your garden. Alternatively, you can download their wildlife gardening leaflet for more information.
  • Scottish Wild LIfe Trust 
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Spotting Wilf Life

The deer that we see around Kingswells will probably be either Red Deer or Roe Deer. The website  http://www.jakes-bones.com/2010/10/how-to-tell-red-and-roe-deer-apart.html. helps you tell the difference.

The foxes that are found in Britain are Red Foxes. There are loads of different animals that could be around – badgers, buzzards, kestrels, bats, squirrels and any number of garden birds, insects and wildflowers. 

Ispot is a handy website http://www.ispot.org.uk/ you can upload you wildlife pictures and pretty quickly someone will let you know what it is. There is also a wildlife section on the website http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/visit/wildlife/ which may be useful.

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