Autumnal Activity builds up in the WildlifeKate Patch

With Autumn well set in, despite generally pretty mild temperatures, the feeders are getting busier in my garden. I am often asked what I feed and I have narrowed it down to just… Continue reading

Autumnal Glory, Stoats and Owls & Otters!

I have not been at Yew View for over two weeks and Autumn has definitely taken hold! After a very wet morning, the sun appeared in late afternoon and I was able to… Continue reading

Maryland Adventure: Part 2 – Bushnell Captures

When I came out to Maryland, most of my luggage was trail cams and camera kit! Going to a new area, full of wildlife I have never seen before, meant I was really… Continue reading

Maryland Adventure: Part 1

Well, I’ve made it to Maryland and staying with the wonderful Ed Snodgrass of Emery Knoll Farm. As the ‘nation’s leading supplier of plants for green roof systems since 1998’ ,they have a… Continue reading

‘Bobbin’ the Robin – A Special Garden Companion

At this time of the year, I seem to spend most of my time in the garden, sweeping leaves! The last few times I have been working out there, I have had feathered… Continue reading

More Great Otter Footage from Hillockhead

I have just processed some Bushnell footage that Tim sent me a few weeks ago. Locating some more potential otter sites, the Bushnells were set to monitor these new spaces and, as predicted,… Continue reading

Using Bushnells with Kids – Help them connect, using the technology they love!

Anyone who knows me will be aware of how much I love working with kids in the outdoors. I have been a teacher for nearly 30 years now and I still get the… Continue reading

More View View Tawny Action with Pair Now Visiting the Box!

The tawnies have been busy at the new nest box this week and I have filmed both at the box together for the first time since we put it up. Sadly, I am… Continue reading

Small Mammal Antics and a Brambling Visits

My mammal box has been pretty quiet over the summer. With lots of natural food, the small mammals do not feel the need to visit here. As we progress into Autumn, I usually… Continue reading

A Log Feeding Platform for the My Naturewatch Cam

I have continued experimenting with the little My Naturewatch cam (Check out my other blogs about this Raspberry Pi camera) and today, I left it set up, facing a little log feeding platform.… Continue reading