Berry Bullfinches…. Gorgeous Autumnal Colour at Hillockhead

I’ve headed back up to the Black Isle for part of my half term. I have a camera job up here to do, so tied it in with some time enjoying the seascape… Continue reading

New Camera set-ups for the Yew View Tawny Box

Last year I recorded the best footage that I have captured so far from the Tawny box at Yew View. I used two internal cameras and one external camera. Technology moves on and,… Continue reading

My Badger Skull Project….

When I found a dead badger, partly decomposed, my first thought was on how and why it had died. That was followed very quickly by the excitement of possibly being able to have… Continue reading

Otter Holt Flood Alert!!

When I built the holt at Yew View, I knew it was going to flood at some point…. just didn’t think it would be quite so soon!  The River Severn is pretty volatile… Continue reading

Finland 2019 – Stunning Squirrels

The Finnish forests surrounding the area I stayed were just beautiful. The mixture of evergreens and deciduous species meant that the colours were even more stunning. The clean air also means that there… Continue reading

Finland 2019 – The Birds

You may have thought that my Finland trip was mainly about the bears. Of course, they were a huge, and very special, part of the trip. There was plenty of other wildlife to… Continue reading

Finland 2019 – Remote Camera Heaven!

Nearly half of the luggage I took to Finland was camera kit! Part of the reason I was going was to explore what kit we could use to show visitors the wildlife that… Continue reading

Finland 2019 – The Elusive Wolverine

It is sad. If you google ‘wolverine’, you get a fictional Marvel character, rather than the stunning mustelid that the cartoon character was named after. Many will have no idea what a wolverine… Continue reading

Finland 2019 – The Bears

As explained in my previous post, the site I visited last week is in North East Finland, very close to the Russian border. It is one of the wildest, most untouched environments in… Continue reading

Finland 2019- An Introduction

The light is dropping, as is the temperature. I am sitting in, what feels like, a small wooden shed. It is not in my garden. It is in the Finnish wilderness, very close… Continue reading