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The species we currently maintain for film and wildlife photography opportunities are as follows Pine marten (Martes martes) Stoat (Mustela erminea) Weasel (Mustela nivalis) Polecats (Mustela putorious) Mink (Mustela vison) Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes)  Wildcat (Felis silvestris) European beavers (Castor fiber) Hedge hog (Erinaceus europeaus) Water shrew (neomys fodiens) Short tailed vole (microtus agrestis) Bank vole (Clethrionomys glareolus) Water voles - black, Scottish & English (Arvicola terrestris)  House mice (Mus musculus)  Harvest mouse (micomys minutus) Marsh frog (Rana esculanta) Wild Boar (Sus scrosa) Muntjac deer (Muntiacus reevesi) European Otter (Lutra lutra) Corn crake (Crex crex) Greylag Geese (Anser anser) Little owl (Athene noctua) Barn owl (Tyto alba) Tawny owl (Strix aluco) Sika deer (Cervus nippon) Edible Dormouse (Glis glis) We have a well established wild bird feeding station and adjacent photographic opportunities for wild red and roe deer. Photography of indigenous birds of preys is possible by arrangement. We also host the only herd of Heck Cattle - reconstituted Aurochs - in the UK which can be photographed in a naturalistic marshland setting. More detailed information on Heck Cattle and Auroch history is available here 
Heck cattle in Devon Heck Cattle are widely used as a nature conservation grazing tool with one of the most famous herds occupying the splendid ‘Oostvaardersplassen’ reserve near Amsterdam. Here in Devon we have a herd of 13 Heck Cattle imported from Holland and Belgium in 2008.  This is the first time that the Heck cattle have been imported into Britain and we hope to be ultimately able to supply them as grazing animals for nature reserves and “rewilding” projects. Though the breed has a poor reputation as being bad tempered there are many herds in Europe which are drawn from manageable individuals and we intend to repeat this selection process at Upcott Grange. We have a small valley with mixed woodland and marshland on our farm which we put the cattle into for purely film or photography purposes on request.    More information on Heck cattle here
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