30 Days Wild Day 5 – High Tech Mammal Footprint Tunnel Back In Action

By | 2017-08-09T16:40:18+00:00 June 5th, 2015|My Projects, Nature, Technology|

A few months ago I created a Mammal Footprint Tunnel, but this was a Mammal Footprint Tunnel with a difference. My MFT had an integrated camera inside so we can see exactly what creatures leave their mark. You may have seen the lightweight, portable flat pack Mammal Footprint Tunnels initially developed at Nottingham University [...]

30 Days Wild Day 3 – A Guide To Pond Dipping With A Go Pro Camera

By | 2016-10-27T15:26:54+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|How To Guides, Nature, Technology|

Not many photos or much writing for Day 3 of 30 Days Wild as I’ve spent the majority of the day creating a simple ‘How To Guide’ explaining how you can use a Go Pro camera to go pond dipping.

Trail Camera Wildlife Recording – Code Of Practice

By | 2016-10-27T15:26:56+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Nature, Technology|

The use and popularity of motion activated trail cameras to record wildlife has exploded in the past 5 years. As prices reduce and quality of recorded images increases the audience for these powerful wildlife monitoring tools is likely to continue to grow at an incredible rate.

Proof That A Hedgehog Is Living In Hog Home No #2!

By | 2017-08-09T16:30:37+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Nature, Technology|

Last year I created a number of Hedgehog Homes around the garden and added a series of 'How To Guides' to the website. Last night I managed to record definitive proof that a hedgehog has moved into at least one of the homes! For those of you who follow my Live Cams you'll already know [...]

Great Tit – Nesting/Wildlife Camera Guide

By | 2017-08-09T15:24:53+00:00 February 25th, 2014|How To Guides, Nature, Technology|

Species: Great Tit (Parus major) Description: The Great Tit has all the characters of the other tits and is unmistakable, given its large, robust size, relatively heavy bill and domed head. The head pattern shows a black cap (glossy in males), neck collar and bib set against white cheeks. The back is green turning [...]

Blue Tit – Nesting/Wildlife Camera Guide

By | 2016-10-27T15:26:59+00:00 February 17th, 2014|How To Guides, Nature, Technology|

Species: Blue Tit (Parus caeruleus) Description: Blue Tits are small birds with strong bills. One of the most noticeable features is the strong head pattern; the dark blue-black eyestripe and the brighter blue ‘skull cap’ are set against the white cheeks and forehead. The blue-green back becomes a brighter blue on the wings, while [...]

Nesting Has Started In The Wildlife Gadgetman Garden!

By | 2016-10-27T15:26:59+00:00 February 11th, 2014|Live Cams, Nature, Technology|

Today saw the start of the nesting season in the Wildlife Gadgetman garden with the discovery of a pair of Robins building a nest. I had noticed the Robins hanging around the Ivy covered archway through to the rear garden for the past few days but today I noticed one of them making continuous visits [...]

Featured Wildlife Webcam – Essex Wildlife Trust Barn Owls

By | 2016-10-27T15:26:59+00:00 February 9th, 2014|Live Cams, Nature, Technology|

Wildlife webcams form an integral part of my daily routine. Whether I'm building them for myself or a client, whether I'm watching them streaming online or sketching my latest design in my little black book, barely an hour goes by without me interacting with wildlife webcams in some way. I'm in the process of building [...]