Bushnell Tawny Owl Delights at Yew View

It has been great to check the cameras at Yew View and know that our tawny family are very much still around on site, especially as Dave Harper and I have been investing… Continue reading

A Countryfile Live ‘appearance’

You may remember that Ellie Harrison and Countryfile visited Yew View in 2016, to film a piece about the work I am doing there. We had a wonderful day and we captured some… Continue reading

A Green Woodpecker makes a visit!

When I made a new waterhole out of old tyres, for a piece I filmed with Countryfile Diaries in February, I could never have predicted how wonderful this simple construction would be for… Continue reading

A wonderful weekend: A Festival of Urban Landscapes

I have known John Little for over 5 years now. We first met when I attended one of his green roof sessions when I first decided to create a green roof on a… Continue reading

A Posh New Tawny Box for Yew View… plus latest video clips…

We have had a busy couple of weeks at Yew View, taking the opportunity at this quiet time for wildlife, to prepare for next year. It may seem strange to be planning nesting… Continue reading

Silver Trees ‘Fallow Clearing’ produces another cracking set of images!

Every year, at the beginning of June, I start thinking about taking my Bushnell trail cams up to Silver Trees Holiday Park, on the edge of Cannock Chase. Meeting up with good friend,… Continue reading

Another try with the Bushnell Bird bath set-up..

After the success with the Bushnell and 60cm close-up lens on the CJWildlife bird bath, I decided to try with the 46cm lens. This lens means the camera is closer to the bird… Continue reading

Moving away from ‘traditional’ bedding to nectar rich pots…

The patio end of my garden is a real sun trap, yet the small beds are rocky and difficult to plant successfully. I have always opted for pots here. I love the versatility… Continue reading

Essential Water for Wildlife…..

With this incredibly hot and dry spell, I have water out in lots of places for the wildlife of my garden. My pond, the tyre water holes and other dishes all around ,… 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