Expectant Tawny Parents, Otters and a Buzzard Stare!

Tackling the M42 and M5 on a morning is never a pleasant experience, but the 2 hr commute to Yew View is always worth it, especially when you are met with a view… Continue reading

Are the Blue tits going to nest in the Sitting Room???

From that first peep through the entrance into my Sitting Room nest box, I have been keeping my fingers crossed that the blue tits would choose this box to raise a family. After… Continue reading

Getting ready for owlets… and otters in the pond!

We are now heading towards the end of incubation in our tawny box, with the eggs due to hatch towards the end of next week. It is very exciting and I can’t wait… Continue reading

The NestEnders Season hits the WildlifeKate Website!

This is always a busy time of year for me and lots of the projects that I have planned over the winter months, hopefully, start to come into action! The nest box projects… Continue reading

Squirrel visitors in the Tawny Box and Otters in the pond!

We are now half way through incubation in the Yew View Tawny nest box and it has been a challenging week for my pair… in more ways than one! Firstly, the weather has… Continue reading

Wonderful ‘Lost Words’ inspired artwork at High Meadow Infant School….

When Debby Hughes, Head Teacher from High Meadow Infant School, ¬†approached me about an Arts Week they had planned based on the wonderful book, The Lost Words by Rob MacFarlane and Jackie Morris… Continue reading

We have 4 tawny eggs and otters visiting almost every night!

It has been an exciting week! I have regularly been logging remotely onto the tawny box at Yew View and was delighted to see that our female had laid another egg, taking us… Continue reading

A quick Visit to Hillockhead; Pine Marten, Siskin and lots of Toads…

This weekend, I flew up to Inverness for ¬†quick visit to see Tim and Hillockhead, go to a Marine Forum and to put up a Vivara Pro pine marten box that we had… Continue reading

We have Tawny Eggs! Exciting new Tawny Footage from Yew View…

For the last two years, our Yew View tawny has laid around the 5th March. This week, when I logged remote onto the camera, I saw she had remained in the box at… Continue reading

The badgers are back and it’s looking good for the tawnies!

A misty start at Yew View soon turned into a beautiful day as the sun burnt through and temperatures began to rise. With the Spring flowers really taking hold, it was wonderful to… Continue reading