Bearded Seal and Spectacular Sea Cliffs

Shetland has a wonderful social media network and this means that whenever something of interest appears on its shores or islands, there is a place to post the sighting, meaning that there is… Continue reading

Gannets Galore and Puffin Flights!

With a break in the winds that looked like they were going to be present throughout our week here on Shetland, our first day trip with  our ‘Ultimate Shetland’ group was on the… Continue reading

A Wonderful Visit to Skeld Primary in Shetland…

Last year, when I came to Shetland, I visited Skeld Primary School and spent a lovely morning visiting the pupils and building a bug hotel. I have kept in contact all year, with… Continue reading

I return to Shetland …..

Anyone who follows me on Twitter will see that yesterday, I headed back up to Shetland, for the third year guiding with Shetland Wildlife on their ‘Ultimate Shetland’ Tour. The tour starts on… 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

My Springwatch Mammal Box!

With BBC Springwatch starting on Monday, I set about  doing a revamp in this mammal box set-up, which has also appeared a few years ago as an Autumnwatch set. A lovely new sofa took… 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

Blue Tit Nest Box Update

The blue tit family on my live cameras are doing really well. 8 out of the 9 eggs hatched and they are growing fast, as lots of juicy caterpillars are being brought in… Continue reading

A Special Moment with my Fox Visitor……

With the evenings getting longer and the light not going until gone 9pm, I have been treated to daylight views of my dog fox, Bracken, on the fox camera which live streams on… Continue reading

Blooming Lovely!

A few shots of some of the plants currently flowering in the garden…. so many bees around in the sunshine! Lots of activity in the bee hotels too!