05/01/14 – The Foxes Return

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:04+00:00 January 6th, 2014|Live Cams, Nature|

  Using a combination of one of my PTZ cameras, a high powered infrared illuminator and I-Catcher Console motion detection software I constantly monitor my garden 24 hours a day looking out for wildlife visitors. Foxes regularly visit but have been absent from the garden for a while. Last night they returned.

Squabbles And Crusty Legs – A Day At The Feeders

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:04+00:00 January 3rd, 2014|Live Cams, Nature|

The unpredictable weather seems to be having quite an effect on the quantity of birds visiting the garden feeders at the moment. Numbers have steadily been picking up over the past month and just before Christmas I noticed a couple of interesting visitors to one of the feeders on the HD Live Cam. The unusually [...]

Woodpigeon Nest Predated

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:07+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Live Cams, Nature|

We've had fun watching the Woodpigeon nest on the live cam over the past 3-4 weeks but everything came to rather an abrupt end in the early hours of Sunday morning. [custom_frame_left shadow="on"][/custom_frame_left] We have a tree in the garden that has one particular spot in it that is almost constantly used for nesting either [...]

Nesting Season Round Up #1 – Robins and HD Webcam Trials

By | 2017-08-09T15:27:07+00:00 June 24th, 2013|Live Cams, Nature, Technology|

As the 2013 garden bird nesting season draws to a close I thought I would write a round up of the successes and misfortunes experienced by the birds that attempted to nest in the garden this year. Here is the first... The first half of 2013 has been tough all round for wildlife, especially garden [...]

Sad Ending For The Blue Tit Nest

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:11+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|Live Cams, Nature|

Unfortunately we've had a sad ending to the Blue Tit nest we have been following on the live cams this year. Everything was going fine until last Sunday. Incubation went without a hitch. Seven chicks hatched on 13-14 May and both mum and dad were doing a fantastic job making sure all the chicks were [...]