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Old February 29th, 2008, 02:49 PM   #1
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Wood mouse clip

Here is a link to a short clip of a woodmouse filmed at the bottom of a hedge feeding below one of our bird feeders.


Sorry about the low res. Recorded with H1 and 70-200L canon eos lens.


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Old March 1st, 2008, 06:34 AM   #2
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Cheeky fellows aren’t Mick, early morning we see one under our bird feeds but the birds tend to frighten it away, they move with lighting speed.
Last week I was out in a hide waiting for a badger sett to come alive, a wood mouse came back and forth picking up the sandwich crumbs I had dropped,

It kept me occupied during the long wait, unfortunately there was to much people activity waking along a track that runs run close by the sett.
I was hoping to try a new microwave motion detectors and slow dimmer light we have made so we can video in colour, rather than that IR green look.

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Old March 2nd, 2008, 06:21 AM   #3
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Nice footage Mick.

Good movement and variation, and a nice location....nice :-) ! I found the Buff tip shot a bit random in there...but still nice to see!
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Old March 4th, 2008, 03:51 AM   #4
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Nice one Mick. I think the sequence would be improved if you'd set the scene first. The woodpeckers one the feeder jarred a bit with the mouse in an apparently natural setting. But if you'd started with a general shot including the feeder, then perhaps ended with the mouse on the feeder, it might flow better?

Reminds me I have some rats and woodpeckers on and under feeders on video somewhere - must find time to do something with it!
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Old March 19th, 2008, 04:30 AM   #5
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I like your woody mouse. Sheen on her coat means she's healthy.
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Old March 19th, 2008, 02:39 PM   #6
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Thanks for posting the clip.

cute little thing, as long as they are out in the wild !!

I enjoyed you clip, would love to see others as they emerge.
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