Costa Rica, here I come!

I can hardly believe that at 6.15am tomorrow morning, I begin the most exciting trip of my lifetime… to the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. I will be based at the Piro Biological… Continue reading

The Bumble Bee Trust at BBC Countryfile Live!

Had a great day at Countryfile Live Show at Blenheim Palace on Thursday, when I volunteered on the Bumble Bee Conservation Stand. The show was packed with activities, talks and demonstrations and the… Continue reading

The Badger stays in our Sett Chamber during the day!

There was much excitement when I arrived at YewView to find a badger in the sett… during the day! We have had quite a lot of night visits with individuals staying for increasingly… Continue reading

Wonderful Woodpeckers, Squirrels on the move & Swallow families

I was keen to get back up to the cameras this week to see what had been happening with our squirrel at Yew View, who gave birth last week. I had been keeping… Continue reading

Getting ready for Costa Rica with the Olympus TG-5 Tough

You may remember me writing about a very exciting trip I am going on, to the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. This trip is now only a week away. I am joining the… Continue reading

Squirrel Babies, Otters and Fighting Badgers

An exciting week of footage at Yew View this week! It is always good to look through the cameras to see what has happened during the week. As I had set up a… Continue reading

Bushnell Fallow Deer Beauties at Silver Trees

A couple of years ago, I was lucky enough to capture some lovely Bushnell clips at a wonderful site in Cannock Chase. Silver Trees Holiday Park is 20 acres of private beautiful woodland… Continue reading

Lots of Kingfisher Post Activity!

The kingfisher post at Yew View is an example of how, if you monitor one good spot for over a year, it can provide an incredible number of different species. This post has… Continue reading

An idyllic trip to Herm

Herm was not a holiday destination I had ever considered… in fact, although I knew it was one of the Channel Islands, I was not sure where it was in relation to other,… Continue reading

Suckling badgers and Kingfisher close-ups

It’s been pretty busy this week! I got back from Shetland late on Sunday night, after a truly spectacular week, then straight into school on Monday and Tuesday, then off to Yew View.… Continue reading