Rpbert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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How to build a wildlife hide

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Choose from 9 wildlife hide designs and build a bird watching hide that really works From simple camouflage to high-tech hides equipped with surveillance cameras, wildlife artist Robert E Fuller shares his best wildlife hide designs. I spend a considerable amount of time watching and photographing wildlife from hides in order to capture every detail of their character in my paintings. I use a great variety of different structures to get as close as possible […]

Hedgehog painting by Robert E Fuller

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Humble, cute and shockingly rare, hedgehogs need our help more than ever. These prickly creatures have been around for 15 million years and once roamed Britain alongside sabre tooth tigers and woolly mammoths. But since 2002 their decline has plummeted so rapidly they now face extinction. If the trend continues these lovable hogs will only exist in paintings like mine. I rescued this particular hedgehog baby, or hoglet, from my garden and grew so fond of […]

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Over the years, I have put up nearly 200 nest boxes for owls and kestrels and I have found some designs to be more successful than others. Attracting a tawny owl into a nest box depends on a few factors: the availability of natural nest sites in your area and the available habitat and prey.Tawny owls live in wooded or partially wooded areas; you even get them in large gardens and parks in towns and […]

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My bird table is unusual because it caters both for birds of prey such as kestrels and tawny owls as well as seed-eating birds like  include tree sparrows, goldfinches, blue tits, robins, wrens and even rarer birds like bramblings. It even draws in insect-eaters like pied wagtails to feed on the blue bottle flies attracted by the meat that I leave out for the birds of prey. Get birds of prey to feed from the […]


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