Wildlife

Red deer stag on camera trap

Our first red deer stag capture…

More camera trap footage from our Yorkshire Pine Marten Project has just come in – and there are some very interesting captures… The most welcome of which was a red deer stag ogling the camera trap – a first for NatureSpy. This also represents the largest mammal we’ve ever captured on camera trap before! We were …

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Pine marten project camera trap highlights

Scaredy-fox and return of the roe deer!

   Scaredy-fox and return of the roe deer! Click for video The first data is back from the camera traps that have been out on the North York Moors looking for pine marten. A couple of clips stood out – firstly, probably the most wimpy fox we’ve ever seen. The young fox clearly wanted …

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Behind the Spy: Chicago Wildlife Watch

Behind the Spy: Chicago Wildlife Watch By Kat Holmes There are some exciting citizen science camera trap projects taking place all over the world. We were lucky enough to speak to Dr. Seth Magle, Director, Urban Wildlife Institute at Lincoln Park Zoo. He is one of the brains behind Chicago Wildlife Watch, a collaborative project …

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SafariSpy: aardvarks, the secretive ‘earth pigs’

    Back to SafariSpy Capturing secretive ‘Earth Pigs’ 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 Dr Amy-Leigh Shuttleworth, who is studying aardvarks with WESSA and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Aardvarks, (Orycteropus afer) are medium-sized …

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Roe deer captured on NatureSpy's camera trap

November Pine Marten Enewsletter

November Pine Marten Enewsletter The latest edition of our Yorkshire Pine Marten Project newsletter is now available online. This time, the camera traps were in Bear’s Wood, one of the biggest areas we’ve monitored yet. It turned out the wildlife was very busy – meaning our cameras were too! We caught a roe deer having a scuffle …

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