Category Archive: Otter

An Ottertastic and Tawnytastic week at Yew View!

This week has been an exciting one for footage as the visits by the resident otters has increased greatly. We usually get one or two visits per week, usually by the male sprainting… 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

Bushnell Shetland Otter Joy! Part 1

You will have seen my recent blog posts from Shetland, as I guide with Shetland Wildlife as part of a special ‘Ultimate Shetland’ tour. This includes us deploying a number of Bushnell trail… Continue reading

Yew View Updates… Otter Footage & Buzzard Views!

It was about time, I finally got some of our latest footage from YewView online! After a very wet winter and Spring, I finally got our wired camera back down by the river… Continue reading

Yew View Otters Still Visiting!

Last week, I finally set up the wired camera down by the river, to see if our otters were still visiting. With such a long Autumn, winter and Spring of wet weather, the… Continue reading

Harvest Mouse Platform, Otter in the holt & mysterious morning mammals…..

With winter on the way and natural food levels beginning to drop, I start thinking about our population of harvest mice around the wildlife pond. We discovered we had harvest mice a few… Continue reading

‘Otterly’ Brill Yew View Otters & Autumnwatch Filming!!

Over the last two weeks, we have captured some wonderful footage of our resident otters! We have a female and two grown-up cubs visiting and their sporadic visits have increased to 4 or… Continue reading

Owlets & Otters!

I couldn’t wait to get to Yew View this week as it meant I could look at the footage of our owlets! Although I can access a low resolution feed on my home… 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 ┬ánear a river that is renowned for… Continue reading