Excellent as always! What would you guess did all that damage to the beech? (woodpeckers?)

The shrew… well, there’s a reminder that there are a thousand tiny lives happening all around us, behind and beneath the surfaces of our world. Also, the life of a small mammal is not a particularly secure one! I love the way you link it to it’s ecological role, with this tiny creature becoming a balance-point in the course of evolution.