A Great Start to 2020 at Yew View – Tawny Owls & Interesting Feeding Station Meetings!

We had a great year at Yew View last year, with lots of great wildlife and some amazing insights into the lives of our local wildlife, especially our lovely Tawny Owl pair who… Continue reading

WildlifeKate in Ecuador – El Septimo Paraiso: Part 1 – The Hotel & Grounds

We were on the move again. Leaving Bellavista late afternoon, we headed to my final destination for just about all of the rest of my visit. I was heading to El Septimo Paraiso,… Continue reading

WildlifeKate in Ecuador: Day 4 – Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve

Our next stop in my amazing visit to Ecuador was the Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve. You can find out more them on their website, by clicking the link below: We arrived in the… Continue reading

WildlifeKate in Ecuador: Day 3 – A Visit to The Refugio Paz de Las Aves – Cock of the Rock & elusive Antpittas

Another very early start and Danny I I left the lovely Maquipucuna Lodge and we were back on the road track before daylight. We had an early appointment with one of the iconic… Continue reading

WildlifeKate in Ecuador: Day 2 – We head to Maquipucuna Reserve

It was a 5am start this morning and, after a good sleep, I felt much refreshed and ready to face another exciting day. Heaving all my gear downstairs, I was soon loaded into… Continue reading

WildlifeKate in Ecuador: Day 1 – Antisana Reserve and Tambo Condor

After months of planning and emails, the day had finally arrived! With Christmas done and dusted and a rapid take down of all my Christmas decorations, I made final checks on my luggage,… Continue reading

An Unbelievably Exciting End to 2019 and Start to 2020…..

I will be having a very exciting end to 2019 and an equally incredible start to 2020. In just a few days, I will be travelling to Ecuador, as a guest of the… Continue reading

Squirrel Challenges in my Tawny Box!

This year’s tawny box at Yew View has been a real challenge this year! We had great success in this box early this year and I was keen to get it even better… Continue reading

I find a dead weasel.. what a stunning little mustelid…

I have only seen a weasel a couple of times in my life. Views of these tenacious little mustelids tend to be brief as they stay well hidden and move amazingly fast!  They… Continue reading

It’s cold and wet outside, so Mousey Sweet Shop goes live!

If you have followed me for a while, you will know that I like to think outside the box a little and create feeding stations that are a little out of the ordinary.… Continue reading