Seeing out 2018 on the Black Isle; Pine Marten, Otter and windy coastlines…

I decided to head up to Hillockhead, with Wren, to see out 2018… the open spaces, coast and the prospect of lots of trail cam footage is always a big pull for me… Continue reading

Christmas Delights in the WildlifeKate Patch!

Christmas decorations on my bird snack bar and a novel Mammal Feeding Station set up have become an annual challenge and the wildlife has performed admirably  this year so far! The Bird snack… Continue reading

Cracking Daylight Tawny Footage this week!

This week was my final week at Yew View before Christmas and I always start my day with  a quick check of the cameras. I was amazed to see that one of the… Continue reading

I Unveil the Christmas Mammal Box 2018!

Every year, I transform my mammal box into a Christmas scene. For the last few years, it has been based around a Christmas sitting room. This year, I decided to design something different.… Continue reading

WildlifeKate Patch Update: Feeders, Foxes and Snack Bar Visitors!

As the weather has got colder, the numbers of birds on my feeder has increased and they are motoring through the food! I feed a mix of black sunflower seeds and sunflower hearts,… Continue reading

How does a squirrel open a walnut?

The squirrel has spent a bit of time in the Yew View tawny box this week, which has given me an idea of what my footage might be like during the daytime. I… Continue reading

Tawny crooning ….

The tawny pair are continuing to show positive signs that they are going to nest in my nest box. With the two HD cameras giving different views in the box, with audio, it… Continue reading

Snack Bar Soup, Daylight foxes and Birds Galore…

Lots of new footage from my patch on tonight’s blog. With lots of work on at the moment, it’s hard to keep on top of all the footage and keep all the live… Continue reading

Our Bushnell Adventures at Michael Drayton Junior

Our ‘Bushnell Boys’ have continued their quest to capture the wildlife in our school grounds. We have been using some Bushnell trail cameras in our Wild Learning Area with some great results (see… Continue reading

Marvellous Mustelids and Tawny Updates

I am getting very excited about the Tawny Box project at Yew View! If you follow my blog, then you’ll know that this pair have nested for the last 2 years in this… Continue reading