Tawnies, Muntjac and Polecat appearances

The tawnies are beginning to prospect a little more and, in the last week or so, we have had several visits to the nest box. These clips show the male (I think )… Continue reading

Learn about Wildlife through a Practical Project

The best way to teach children about the wildlife  in their own locality is to immerse them in that habitat and to involve them in a practical project that helps them learn about… Continue reading

Otters on rising waters with Stoat, polecat & badger action!

I posted last week about the rising water levels at Yew View this week. When I arrived, I was astounded at the levels as, in just a few days, the river had risen… Continue reading

Heavy rain tests our floating otter cam platform….

You may remember that, back in July, I built a floating platform for our HD otter cam. It is always a risk putting an expensive kit  near a river that is renowned for… Continue reading

November Tawny Box Action at Yew View

It is usually December and January that we start to get interest in our Tawny box at Yew View. For the last two years, this pair have shown a lot of interest and… Continue reading

Autumnal Action at Yew View

This is a bit of a mega update from Yew View, with me spending 3 days on site over the last week and a half, including a couple of nights. Staying over on… Continue reading

High profile wildlife themes in latest Christmas adverts….

I am not a big one for Christmas in early November and my Christmas tree rarely goes up earlier than a week before…. and is usually back down before the end of December!… Continue reading

Polecat Excitement!

It is just about a year since we built our badger sett at Yew View and the hard work is now being rewarded. Over the last month or so, we have been capturing… Continue reading

GUEST BLOG – Otters on Orkney by Anne Bignall

When Anne contacted me regarding her exciting quest to discover more about the rather elusive otter population on Orkney, I was keen to help. Anne was desperate to get her hands on as… Continue reading

Exciting Sleepover in our Sett!

Almost a year ago now, we built our badger sett and we are really starting to see some serious action in there! I had predicted it would be a year before we saw… Continue reading