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Vulture restaurant

SafariSpy: A restaurant for vultures…

 Back to SafariSpy SafariSpy: A restaurant for vultures… By Kat Holmes The SafariSpy camera trap has been out with Dr Paul Bartels, a lecturer and veterinarian at the Tshwane University of Technology. Paul has set up a vulture supplementary feeding site or “vulture restaurant” on his land in the Magaliesberg mountains near Pretoria. This site offered a …

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Hedgehog watching with camera traps

Things that go bump in the night: garden hedgehogs under surveillance

It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week and we decided to celebrate by asking Henry Johnson, Hedgehog Officer for the People’s Trust for Endangered Species, to write a guest blog. The People’s Trust for Endangered Species and the British Hedgehog Preservation Society jointly run ‘Hedgehog Street‘, the only national campaign to save the hedgehog. It involves getting people to work …

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SafariSpy riverine rabbit

SafariSpy: Rare rabbits of the Karoo cavorting in the daylight

[su_note note_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#34322c” radius=”5”] Rare rabbits of the Karoo cavorting in the daylight As our SafariSpy camera has ventured out into South Africa we have met some great people using camera traps to conserve wildlife. This guest blog is by Christy Bragg, Drylands Conservation Programme Manager at the Endangered Wildlife Trust, South Africa. One of the …

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Little owl camera trap

Little owls: how life plays out on a fence post

[su_note note_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#34322c” radius=”5″] Little owls: how life plays out on a fence post By Kat Holmes Martin Weatherburn sent us some fantastic little owl (Athene noctua) captures this week, captured with his Ltl Acorn 6210MC. They show how identifying that magical camera trap spot can allow us to watch a species’ lifecycle play out on …

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Fox on camera trap

Camera trapping foxes – can you identify individuals?

Projects home iWild North Wales About the project iWild Events Project news iWild animals Volunteer Submit records Supported by NatureSpy are grateful to the Heritage Lottery Fund for supporting this project.     Camera trapping foxes – can you identify individuals? With the iWild North Wales project well underway and 3 sites already ticked off, …

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Buzzard camera trap

I once knew a buzzard who swallowed a worm…

Projects home iWild North Wales About the project iWild Events Project news iWild animals Volunteer Submit records Supported by NatureSpy are grateful to the Heritage Lottery Fund for supporting this project.     I once knew a buzzard who swallowed a worm… By Kat Holmes We regularly have different bird species photo bombing our camera traps, but …

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Beavers on camera trap

Beaver Believers

    Beaver Believers BBC’s ‘The One Show’ borrowed two of NatureSpy’s camera traps to film a piece on beavers in Scotland which was aired earlier this week. Watch some of the footage here. We were keen to learn more so asked Paul Scott, a Perthshire-based naturalist, to write this great guest blog to give …

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