A Polecat Den for Yew View

After filming the polecat around Yew View, I was keen to try to set something up that would possibly provide somewhere for them to sleep so we could film them.  I decided to… Continue reading

A Big Garden Birdwatch appearance on BBC Midlands Today

I was delighted to welcome David Gregory-Kumar, the Science correspondent for BBC Midlands Today, back to my garden this week. David and I have filmed a few posts together over the last few… Continue reading

Has the Yew View Polecat taken up residency?

The camera footage this week at Yew View suggests that our polecat has chosen this area as its territory as I captured quite a lot of footage of it around the badger sett… Continue reading

A Final Visit to the Red Squirrels before home….

Rising temperatures overnight meant that the snow had all but disappeared by this morning. I only had a few hours before heading to the airport to fly home, so we headed to the… Continue reading

Crested tits in Snowy Woodlands

With more snow falling overnight, we were all up early to head back to the crested tit site. The skies were clearing and the forecast was good… we couldn’t quite believe our luck.… Continue reading

Snowy Red Squirrel Joy!

When we went to bed last night, it was snowing quite heavily but, by the morning a lot of it had disappeared up at Andy’s house. Loading the car up, we headed down to… Continue reading

Morning; Lichfield… Afternoon; Highland Red Squirrels!

I have been looking forward to this week since I booked flights to Inverness back in September. Escaping for a few days with my camera is a luxury as I have hardly had… Continue reading

Polecat and Buzzard snack

Quite quiet on the wildlife front at Yew View this last week. The badgers are less active, but still visiting the feeding station with the foxes, for a snack every evening . One… Continue reading

Great views in my Mammal Box

With no sign of any hedgehogs, I tend to update this ‘Prickly Diner’ hedgehog feeding station box to attract and film wild small mammals. I fill the area with natural materials to create… Continue reading

More Yew View Polecat Appearances

It was great to be back at Yew View this week and to catch up on the captures from over the Christmas period. One of the first cameras I checked was our Tawny Stump,… Continue reading