Feeding station at the Prees Branch Canal
The plastic mesh baskets holding sodden oasis that keeps the clay moist and ready to take paw prints
Tracking cartridges covered in cling film and soaking in water to keep them fresh
I should have renewed the tracking pads on the mink rafts before, but I finally made it down to the Prees Branch Canal nature reserve and refreshed the inserts with new smooth clay. On one raft was water vole feeding, and on the other, water vole droppings, and there was feeding all the way between. It looks as though that colony's off to a sound start.
All the photographs of voles are taken at White Lion Meadow car park.