Category Archive: Otter

Badger duo, Otters, Jay and Roe deer…

The rest of the wildlife at Yew View this week has been somewhat eclipsed by arrival of the Tawny owlets! After many hours of going through all the footage of them, I managed… Continue reading

Getting ready for owlets… and otters in the pond!

We are now heading towards the end of incubation in our tawny box, with the eggs due to hatch towards the end of next week. It is very exciting and I can’t wait… Continue reading

Squirrel visitors in the Tawny Box and Otters in the pond!

We are now half way through incubation in the Yew View Tawny nest box and it has been a challenging week for my pair… in more ways than one! Firstly, the weather has… Continue reading

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