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A young roe deer has taken to grazing The Byre’s lawn, and not always by night. He had left a little offering on the grass in front of the house and last night (4/9/17) he was grazing by the side door at 8pm. He’s a lovely little animal. A doe with twin fawns haws been seen near by. Roe deer triplets are common in environments like the New Forest but twins are more common in the less nourishing Scottish Highlands. Badgers have been very active About 50 metres from the Byre, leaving an extensive area of snuffle holes where they had been delving for worms in soil well fertilized by my sheep. Camera trap evidence on their set shows that they come out about 9.30 each night and go back to earth about 3.30am. They are rarely seen here.