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Deer Count results 2012

- Results are in from the Quantock Deer Group

Andy Harris

Posted by Andy Harris on 10 April 2012

Deer Count results  2012 You might remember that last month I wrote about our two attempts to count deer on the Quantocks. Twice the weather got the better of us, but our volunteers are hardy folk and valiantly went on to search for deer in the thick fog!

We had almost 50 volunteers out on the hills that morning, and we would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all those who joined us at dawn for the count. Jochen Langbein (Wildlife Consultant) has pulled together the results, which are available if your follow the link to the QDMCG website. http://www.quantockdeergroup.co.uk/QDM_Count1.html Sadly we can’t make overall comparisions with the previous 20 years of results but it’s still interesting to have a look. Thank you to everyone who help with the survey and fingers crossed that next year the weather is more favourable Cheers Andy

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