Category Archive: Kingfishers

Kingfisher Delights… plus otters & tawnies

I was keen to get back to check the DSLR camera trap. I had made some minor adjustments to it last week after a fairly successful first attempt at photographing the kingfishers. This… Continue reading

First Yew View kingfisher captures with the DSLR camera trap

Last week, I mentioned on my blog, that I had set my DSLR camera trap up on the kingfisher post at Yew View. This post is on the wildlife pond on site and… Continue reading

My YewView Kingfisher Challenge and a Tussock moth beauty

It was a beautiful Autumnal day at YewView and, with all the leaves changing and the sun lower in the sky, the colours were gorgeous… Over the last few weeks, the kingfisher visits… 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

Has the Yew View Polecat taken up residency?

The camera footage this week at Yew View suggests that our polecat has chosen this area as its territory as I captured quite a lot of footage of it around the badger sett… Continue reading

Kingfisher watch, snuggling mice and tawny stump potential…

I was keen to get back this week to see how the Tawny Stump was looking. Even with testing at ground level with lights and the camera, only when it is in place and… 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

Green Woodpeckers, Swallows, Pied Wagtails and a new otter cam!

With the sun shining and YewView looking amazing,  my main aim this week was to get the otter cam installed. I always like to do a morning walk around the site. Only working… Continue reading

Swallow chicks growing fast!

It amazes me how quickly swallow chicks grow. From their heads just popping above the nest last week, I was greeted with a frenzy of chirping from the nest cup this week and… Continue reading

Yew View May Update… otter, kingfisher, harvest mice & daylight badgers…

With lots of great footage from Yew View, it is taking me longer to process and edit it all. This week’s update includes highlights from this week’s and last week’s footage. I am… Continue reading