Category Archive: Yew View

Chilled Badgers, Encounters with Cats and Tawny Updates and Nest Box Build-up!

It’s been another busy week of footage at Yew View. As we get into February, my mind moves towards the breeding season and checking all my nest boxes and cameras are working. We… Continue reading

Tawnies and Badgers & a scardi-cat Fox!…. a Yew View update!

We have had lots of issues with the  tawny cameras at YewView, as our wireless connection kept losing connection. After much fiddling and rewiring, we have finally got everything up and running …… Continue reading

Birds of Prey and Badger Antics

Despite it being January, there is still plenty going on at YewView. With the cold weather and the wildlife pond freezing over regularly, our kingfishers have not been visiting very often. This doesn’t… Continue reading

The End of 2017 at Yew View… Barn Owl Appearance and Frisky Badgers!

It has been a pretty incredible year at Yew View, with the major highlights being our breeding tawny owls and the badgers using our camera badger sett. Their appearance on BBC Autumnwatch has… Continue reading

A snowy Yew View with great new bird visitors…

I have not been at Yew View for a couple of weeks due to the heavy snow so I was keen to look through the camera footage over the last few weeks.  Extreme… Continue reading

Badgers still stealing the show at Yew View!

After their cameo appearance on this year’s Autumnwatch, the Yew View badgers are still active on site and I have capture lots of footage of their comings and goings over the last few… Continue reading

Badger Bonanza!

It has been a busy badger week at Yew View. We have activity all year around, but things have been changing over the last few weeks and it is really fascinating to watch… 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

‘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

Build your own Hibernaculum!

What is a ‘Hibernaculum’, you may ask? The word ‘hibernaculum’ has  Latin roots, meaning “winter quarter”, with hibernus being Latin for winter. Thus, hibernacula are places of refuge that creatures seek-out in cold… Continue reading