It is a small meadow ‘given’ to the local population to compensate for the urbanisation of other local habitat. The meadow will end up as a dog-running area but the thick hedges will supply additional dormouse habitat, nesting sites and food for many other creatures. Good to see the additional planting around the site.
My own dormouse feeder was being dominated by climbing brown rats. The feeder is now covered in wire netting that only allows small mammal access at night. I’ve spotted woodmice, long-tailed voles and one blurr that was possibly a dormouse. More photographs needed! No brown rats!
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