A visit to the wonderful Skeld Primary School, in Shetland

I am back up in Shetland again, to run a wildlife tour with Hugh Harrop of Shetland Wildlife. I have come up a few days early to spend some time with friends, Paula… Continue reading

Osa Conservation, Costa Rica….. A dream trip, come true!

Last week, I had a pretty incredible week. Anyone who follows me on Twitter will have seen some of my tweets, that announced that I would be travelling to the OSA peninsula in… Continue reading

Pipe Green Trust loveliness….

I am lucky enough to live within walking distance of a very special piece of land that many dog owners in Lichfield will know and love. It is a very popular dog walking… Continue reading

More Badger Cub Moments & Demoiselle Beauties

I was delighted to see that the female badger and her cub had, once again, spent some considerable time in our artificial sett this week. This pair spent several nights in here, sometimes… Continue reading

A badger cub & painted lady in pollinator paradise!

Yew View looked simply stunning in the sunshine this week. Everything is bursting into flower and it is, quite literally, a pollinator’s paradise! The wild flower meadow we planted last year is looking… Continue reading

May ‘NestEnders’ update in my patch

As we near the end of May, we begin to move out of the busiest nesting period in my garden. Most of my cameras are on tit boxes and I have had blue… Continue reading

Our Yew View owlet in the Press!

Our Yew View owlet’s dramatic exit from the nest box was featured today in The Daily Mail online and on Yahoo News! Tomorrow, we will see if it has reached any of the… Continue reading

Jackdaw and Blue tit chicks get ringed in my garden……

This afternoon Ben, from Brewood Ringers, came over to ring some of the new arrivals in my patch. Ringing involves putting a small, uniquely numbered ring on the bird’s leg. Why ring a… Continue reading

My Bushnell captures my Garden Tawny …….

My female tawny is doing a grand job. As I mentioned in a previous blog post, the male disappeared some weeks ago and she is attempting to raise the 2 remaining owlets on… Continue reading

Branched owlet Photoshoot at Yew View…

When I arrived at Yew View this week, the first thing I did was to head out to see if I could locate the owlets. With both now out in the trees, I… Continue reading