NatureSpy Croatia visit

A visit to Croatia and more camera traps

By James McConnell, NatureSpy In mid-November, some of the NatureSpy team headed out to Croatia to visit our partners Bioterra, learn more about their work and deliver 13 more camera traps.  What followed was 6 jam-packed days of driving, hiking, exploring, meetings and… camera trapping! After meeting Lidija and other members of the Bioterra team, we headed away from Zagreb and into Northern Velebit National Park – a land of mountains,

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Huge brown bear meets camera trap

Huge brown bear meets camera trap…

Huge brown bear meets camera trap The latest footage back from our link-up with Bioterra gave us a bit of a shock at first – a huge brown bear, wandering past, through a Croatian woodland in a National Reserve. However – the bear decided it wanted a closer look at the technology being used to monitor wildlife in the area, and spent the next 9-10 minutes investigating… https://youtu.be/eR9yKJD4bec&rel=0 To hear

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Golden eagles on camera trap

Eagles and martens in Croatia

Eagles and martens in Croatia More images have come in from the camera traps in Croatia, through our link up with Bioterra. The stand out images certainly have to be a pair of golden eagles, eating bait intending for lynx and wolves. Golden eagles enjoy a free snack (click for video) Golden eagles are not common birds in the area these camera traps were placed, so the records are extremely

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Wolves in Croatia on SpyPoint camera trap

Wolves and boar – first images from Croatia

    Wolves & boar – first images back from Croatia A short while back, we announced that we were teaming up with and supporting wildlife monitoring in Croatia.  The first images and videos are now in – and one of the key apex predators in the area has already made an appearance. The new link-up is with fellow NGO Bioterra, based in Zagreb, Croatia. Bioterra is a young organisation primarily

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Golden jackal on camera trap in Croatia

New link-up to monitor European wildlife

New link up to monitor European wildlife NatureSpy have teamed up with an organisation in Europe to monitor and research Croatian wildlife. The new link-up is with fellow NGO Bioterra, based in Zagreb, Croatia. Bioterra is a young organisation primarily run by researchers, and seeks to monitor, record and protect the fantastic wildlife that can be found in Croatia. A major part of their work is using camera traps in remote

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Brown bear caras-severin camera trap 1

Wild Caras-Severin; a wildlife reality show!

Caras-Severin – A wildlife reality show! Caras-Severin; a wildlife reality show! By Tomos Williams Wild Caras-Severin is an organisation that has been founded to “bring people nearer to their neighbors from the wilderness” explains co-founder Daniel Schinteie who describes the area as “mountainous with a thick forest cover. We have some of the last old growth beech forests in Europe. A big part of the mountains is made out of limestone and

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