Sunday, 3 April 2011

Mus domesticus L.

This little fella has been seen several times recently helping itself to the RSPB garden bird seed-mix from the feeder hanging in a bush at the end of the garden.

It (they?) appear to be living quite successfully under the decking, accessed from a small run in the corner of a raised bed which is utilised as compost heap, sunflower plot, and site of a recently planted hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) "hedge". This multi-functionality all within an area approx 100 x 80cm square!

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