Tawny visits, Redpoll & Harvest Mouse Parties!

There is SO much going on at Yew View, it can be a challenge, in 1 day, ┬áto collect all the footage, set up Bushnells for the following week and set up new… Continue reading

Our First Bird Ringing at Yew View

One of the many things I love about YewView is the number of birds that visit! There are a huge number of individuals and a fantastic range of species! 70 species of bird… Continue reading

New Live Feeding Station…Squirrel Free….. so far!!!

I am always fighting a battle to keep the numerous Grey Squirrels in my garden, from eating all my expensive seed mixes! It is a common battle, familiar to many of us! Don’t… Continue reading

Big School Birdwatch with BBC Midlands Today!

This week, we carried out The RSPB Big School Birdwatch at school, as part of our Wild Learning. Our events included Bird watching in the school grounds, practising bird ID using my live… Continue reading

Big Garden Birdwatch 2016

I watch the birds in my garden just about every day and, with the cameras I have, I am in the privileged position of being able to watch all my feeders even when… Continue reading

Through to the FINALS of the UK Blog Awards!

A massive ‘Thank you’ to everyone who regularly tunes into my blogs and endless tweets about wildlife and to all of those who voted for me in the UK Blog Awards. On Friday,… Continue reading

Bulrush + Bushnell + patience = Kingfisher!

About a month ago, I decided to set a new perch for the Kingfishers at YewView. I had got some super Bushnell trail cam footage from a series of other perches I had… Continue reading

HD Harvest Mouse Cam gets results!

You may remember that, after the success of the Bushnell footage on the little Harvest mouse feeding platform I had put up at YewView, I opted to wire an HD camera to the… Continue reading

Getting ready for Big Garden and Big Schools’ Birdwatch

I always enjoy the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch and I always organise events at school for the Big Schools’ Birdwatch. I watch birds every day, all year, both in my garden and via… Continue reading

A new Harvest Mouse Cam for YewView

I could not wait to get to YewView this week to see how the harvest mouse feeding platform had fared this week with the Bushnell. I had set it up with the 46cm… Continue reading