Category Archive: Yew View

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

Relaxed badgers chill out in our sett

This week at YewView revealed that at least two badgers are still using our camera sett, spending increasing amounts of time in the chambers. Even during the day, one or two individuals are… Continue reading

Squirrel Family Antics and Kingfisher Catches

This week’s activity in the tawny box looked like a furry crèche, with the squirrel babies growing fast and full of fun and antics! They were clambering all over the box, frolicking and… Continue reading

A Week of Wildlife Activities at Yew View!

Last week, after a 3 week absence at Yew View, I spent the whole week there! This time, I was able to combine house-sitting (and looking after all the animals) with some other… Continue reading

The Badger stays in our Sett Chamber during the day!

There was much excitement when I arrived at YewView to find a badger in the sett… during the day! We have had quite a lot of night visits with individuals staying for increasingly… Continue reading

Wonderful Woodpeckers, Squirrels on the move & Swallow families

I was keen to get back up to the cameras this week to see what had been happening with our squirrel at Yew View, who gave birth last week. I had been keeping… Continue reading