Finally, Spring is Springing in My Patch…

Spring seems a long time coming….. we keep getting tantalising glimpses when the sun comes out and we can feel that is it just around the corner…. then the freezing rain and snow… Continue reading

Active badgers, Rats & Tawnies and a stunning Buzzard!

It has been quite busy on the badger front this week! There are up to 4 badgers in our artificial sett on site, some coming over to the camera sett as well at… Continue reading

Would YOU like to design the next mammal or bird feeding station?

I am very excited to announce that CJ Wildlife and I are running a competition to design the next WildlifeKate mammal or bird feeding station! The prize is an amazing Wildlife care kit,… Continue reading

My latest nest Box with new IP Camera

Technology is moving on so quickly! It is getting smaller, with greater capabilities. This season, I am experimenting with some new small IP cameras and they are producing some of the best images… Continue reading

Kestrel Battles in my Garden….

A few weeks ago, a pair of kestrels started showing an interest in a large nest box I have up at the end of my garden. Unfortunately, the jackdaws were interested in the… Continue reading

Tawny Delights at Yew View

We are now half way through the tawny incubation and the male is working hard to feed the female, bringing between 1 -4 prey items every 24hr period. At present, the majority of… Continue reading

Owls, Badgers and Nocturnal Filming for Channel 5

It has been a busy week! I have spent the last 4 nights filming with Adrian Cale, Rob and the team with Pioneer Productions for a Channel 5 series on nocturnal animals, due… Continue reading

A Brambling visits my feeders!

Last year, I had a single male brambling visiting for a while. I saw a female earlier in the year, but today a stunning male visited my hub feeders. Watch out for him… Continue reading

Inside and Outside the Kestrel Box.. more action today

This morning, I swung my PTZ camera around so it was trained on the outside of  the nest box that the kestrels are interested in. It showed that several jackdaws are also going to… Continue reading

My Mountain Hare pics make the Press!

I was thrilled today to find out that my Mountain Hare pics from my recent visit to Scotland, appeared in both the Scottish Herald and The Times! Always nice to have images reaching… Continue reading