Review – Peckish Daily Goodness Nuggets

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:02+00:00 January 31st, 2014|Reviews|

Many of us feed garden birds throughout the year. Offering a wide variety of foods in a number of different ways is the best way to maximise the diversity of feathered visitors to your garden. As we move into colder weather natural food supplies start to dwindle and the food in our feeders becomes even [...]

Review – Hands On With The Merlin Thermal Imaging System

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:02+00:00 January 31st, 2014|Reviews, Technology|

2013 was the year of the BBC's 'Summer OF Wildlife' and what a year it was! Viewers were treated to a steady stream of world class natural history programmes showcasing the wonders of wildlife and a host of cutting edge technology to help bring us some of the best wildlife images we've ever seen. One [...]

Review – Gardenature Digital Wireless Conversion Kit

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:05+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Reviews, Technology|

'Wireless' wildlife camera systems have been available for many years. Up until recently they have primarily used 'analogue' technology to wirelessly transmit video and audio signals from a camera to a receiver box plugged into a TV or computer. Over the years I've lost count of how many man hours I've spent researching and testing [...]

Review – Project Wild Thing

By | 2017-08-10T09:39:22+00:00 October 27th, 2013|Reviews|

I’ve just spent an enjoyable, thought provoking afternoon at the Picturehouse in Bury St Edmunds watching a screening of Project Wild Thing from director David Bond. I’ve been actively following the progress of David and the project via social media and their website www.projectwildthing.com  for some time so have been waiting for today with great [...]

Review – Pulsar Quantum HSQ19 Image Intensifier

By | 2017-08-10T09:16:09+00:00 October 24th, 2013|Reviews, Technology|

I've built up a huge amount of knowledge and experience over the past ten years designing and developing wildlife camera systems using infrared lighting but until very recently had little or no experience using Thermal Imaging. Earlier this month I was thrilled to be asked by the guys at Scott Country to take a look [...]

Review – Hedgehog Den Camera System

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:07+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Nature, Reviews, Technology|

Providing a home for hedgehogs in your garden is one of the most helpful things you can do to support our prickly friends. Imagine being able to see inside the hog home so you can watch exactly what the hogs get up to once they venture inside. There are a number of ways to add [...]

Review – Spikes Hedgehog food

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:07+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Nature, Reviews|

Hedgehogs have just been voted the UK's national species but they are in trouble. They need our help. Hundreds of thousands of us feed hedgehogs in our garden every evening but are we doing the right thing? Could we do more? I'll be trying to answer these questions and more across various parts of the [...]

REVIEW – Peckish 3 Port Seed & Nyger Feeder

By | 2016-10-27T15:27:09+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Reviews|

At the end of May I was thrilled to win a photo caption competition run by Peckish Bird Food via twitter. The prize consisted of a 2kg bag of Songbird Seed & Fruit Mix, a 2kg bag of Nesting & Young Bird Seed Mix and a 3 Port Seed/Nyger Feeder. I've been using the seed [...]

REVIEW – Peckish Bird Food – Nesting & Young Bird Mix / Songbird Seed & Fruit Mix

By | 2017-08-10T08:47:14+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Reviews|

At the end of May I was thrilled to win a photo caption competition run by Peckish Bird Food via twitter. The prize consisted of a 2kg bag of Songbird Seed & Fruit Mix, a 2kg bag of Nesting & Young Bird Seed Mix and a 3 Port Seed/Nyger Feeder. I've been using the seed [...]

Peckish Bird Food Trials In The Garden

By | 2017-08-09T15:29:00+00:00 May 7th, 2013|Nature, Reviews|

For those of you who follow my live cams you'll already know that 2013 had developed into quite a good year for nesting birds in my garden, especially for Robins. I currently have a Great Tit family in a nest box with five newly hatched chicks, a Blue Tit incubating in another nest box, three [...]