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Welcome to our urban garden…
Birds
Feeders
Mammals
Plants
Aquatics
Creepy Crawlies
This website is dedicated to the wildlife in our garden.  We have lived here for 25 years and the garden has evolved along with us.  We have always watched the birds, in one way or another, but about 10 years ago we started to put cameras in bird boxes for our own enjoyment.  We then learnt how to broadcast.  We hope you enjoy the results.  Should you wish contact us please email thewiderpicture@virginmedia.com We have 17 cameras able to broadcast live, 24 hours a day, although not all work in the dark.  The majority are connected to bird boxes, although we have views of the pond, inside and out, and a ground level camera, covering a much used Hedgehog box (though not necessarily by Hedgehogs).  The live camera index is available here.  During the breeding season, video diaries will be kept on each bird box page.  The live cameras are viewed more easily in any browser other than IE.  We also use trap cameras that record short video clips when motion is detected.  These can be placed virtually anywhere and have produced some great results.  Video libraries are divided into various topics: clicking on the images below take you to that particular topic.  
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Latest update 16/10/17: Pat’s garden photographs - updated 17/08/17        Green Man Garden Main Feeder Sparrowhawk
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