Connecting Birds, Kids and Technology…….

We’re doing lots of work at Michael Drayton Junior to learn about the wildlife that is in our school grounds. We are lucky enough to have a super site and, as we continue… Continue reading

An Ottertastic and Tawnytastic week at Yew View!

This week has been an exciting one for footage as the visits by the resident otters has increased greatly. We usually get one or two visits per week, usually by the male sprainting… Continue reading

Lots of fox activity at Yew View this week…..

Looking through the camera footage this week, at YewView, I have recorded more fox footage than I have in a long time! We usually capture the foxes feeding at the feeding station, then… Continue reading

My Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

Every year, I look forward to taking part in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch and this year is no exception. It is great to be part of this, the biggest garden wildlife citizen… Continue reading

BBC1 – Wild Shetland – Scotland’s Viking Frontier…. a must watch!

As many of you will know, I travel up to the Shetland Isles each year for a week, to guide with Hugh Harrop and ‘Shetland Wildlife’. It is one of the weeks in… Continue reading

Are you ready for the Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend?

2019 celebrates the 40th year of the RSPB ┬áBig Garden Birdwatch and the survey weekend is nearly upon us! During the weekend of 26-28th January everyone in the UK the chance to take… Continue reading

Muntjac Visitors with Reed Bunting and Tawnies…..

I am always surprised to see Muntjac at Yew View… for two reasons. There are not many obvious laces where they can get in, apart from jumping over gates and fences and also… Continue reading

Lots of hungry Visitors in the WildlifeKate Patch

With only a week to go until the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch, I’m pleased to see the feeders so busy! This year, I have seen more greenfinch and house sparrows than I have… Continue reading

Tawnies, Muntjac, Badgers and Reed Bunting.. this week at Yew View

After almost 3 weeks away from Yew View for the Christmas break, I couldn’t believe how much Spring ‘sprung’ on site! The daffodils on the bank are showing buds and the snowdrops in… Continue reading

Lichfield’s Peace Woodland

After hearing about a call for volunteers, I joined with some friends to plant some of the many trees that are going to form an incredible ‘Peace Woodland’ in our local park in… Continue reading