Category Archive: Hillockhead

A quick Visit to Hillockhead; Pine Marten, Siskin and lots of Toads…

This weekend, I flew up to Inverness for  quick visit to see Tim and Hillockhead, go to a Marine Forum and to put up a Vivara Pro pine marten box that we had… Continue reading

Starting 2019 with Wildlife… of course!

I cannot believe another year has started and, although it was rather gloomy weather here on the Black Isle this morning, we decided to head up to the Black Isle Nature Photography Hides. You… Continue reading

Pine Marten Camera Trap Success at Hillockhead

Tim has been keen to get some DSLR camera trap set-ups in the woods near to his properties at Hillockhead, on the Black Isle, as the Bushnells have been showing regular visits by… Continue reading

Seeing out 2018 on the Black Isle; Pine Marten, Otter and windy coastlines…

I decided to head up to Hillockhead, with Wren, to see out 2018… the open spaces, coast and the prospect of lots of trail cam footage is always a big pull for me… Continue reading

More Great Otter Footage from Hillockhead

I have just processed some Bushnell footage that Tim sent me a few weeks ago. Locating some more potential otter sites, the Bushnells were set to monitor these new spaces and, as predicted,… Continue reading

A Week at Dolphin View Cottages, Hillockhead on the Black Isle: Part 2 – Bushnell Joy!

One of the elements of my visit, to Hillockhead, that I was most looking forward to was exploring the local area with Tim to discover what wildlife potential it had. For people like… Continue reading

A Week at Dolphin View Cottages, Hillockhead on the Black Isle: Part 1

When I told friends I was going to the Black Isle, most did not know where it was. The Black Isle is, in fact,  a peninsula in the Highlands of Scotland, located north… Continue reading