Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

Category: Nestcams

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This is the extraordinary story of an only barn owl chick whose lonely, chequered, life was recorded on cameras hidden inside her nest. Read on for an owl drama that, looked at from a human perspective, spans love, loss, and even murder! Of course as a barn owl, all this is normal! Live Cameras in my Art Studio  Next to my drawing board sits a bank of TV screens streaming live footage from inside animal […]

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You can now watch the action from inside my barn owl nest box on my Facebook page where I livestream the action everyday at 12pm. CLICK HERE TO WATCH  If you don’t have Facebook I’ve copied each day’s live stream for you to watch below:  August 18th: 12-1pm All is calm again today. I’ve put a stack of food out for Solo to keep the remaining two chicks safe    August 17th: 1-2pm Today […]

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A kestrel who fought off several attacks on her nest in order to bring her young up in my garden has proved inspirational. Not only did her bravery move me to paint her portrait (above), but a film I made of the story is due to be shown on BBC1’s The One Show tonight.  I’ve collated some of the highlights for you here. Read on to see them and click here to read the full […]

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Common Kestrel  Falco Tinnunculus If you see a medium-sized brown bird hovering above a roadside, chances are its a kestrel. Also known as a ‘windhover’, a kestrel’s ability to hang suspended in the air as it pinpoints its prey is unique among birds of prey. Identifying a kestrel Male and female kestrels are quite distinct. The male has blue-grey feathers on its head and tail and chestnut-brown feathers on its back, whilst the female’s feathers […]

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Capturing the Glance of a Peregrine in Paint | My Painting Story This is the story of a new original acrylic painting inspired by watching peregrine falcons on live nest cameras at Salt End Chemical Park in Hull. Footage from this camera is streamed via wifi to my art studio more than 50 miles away and over the years I have watched the story unfold as this formidable peregrine pair raise three generations of chicks […]

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This blog post follows a family of stoats in my North Yorkshire garden. The matriarch, Bandita,  is famous. She is the star of a BBC Natural World documentary. Autumn 2020 Stoat Kits At Play Stoat Camera Stories 2020 Now that Bandita has moved her family into the bin nest, she’s much closer to my house and I’ve been able to watch the young stoat kits as they grow up. These young mustelids are almost grown […]

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This blog follows the lives of a barn owl family living in my garden in North Yorkshire and is taken from the best of video clips from live nest cameras. Live Streaming You can now watch this nest box live on my YouTube Channel CLICK HERE TO WATCH (If you don’t have access to YouTube you can see it on Facebook, Robert E Fuller, from 12-1pm GMT every day or catch up on each day’s […]

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This blog follows the story of a family of kestrels living in my garden in North Yorkshire and includes the best footage from live cameras in their nest. September 2020 Kestrel Pair Choose Next Year’s Nest Prospecting Already The kestrel chicks have now all dispersed, but the adult pair are still here in the valley of Fotherdale and recently I spotted them prospecting for new nest sites. Although it is only September and they won’t […]

peregrine nest camera

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This is the story of a family of peregrine falcons living on an industrial site in Hull. Known as the ‘Salt End Peregrines’, these birds live high on a cooling tower at Salt End Chemical Park where live cameras follow their every move. Scroll down to see how the story has inspired new artworks. Click here for a brief history of The Salt End Peregrines| Click here for the story of The Salt End Peregrines […]

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A precious few animals in the UK wear white for winter A handful of animal species have the remarkable ability to turn white in winter in order to match the snows of the season and the transition, which in the UK applies to ptarmigan – a genus of bird related to grouse – mountain hares and stoats, is something that fascinates me. Neither mountain hares nor ptarmigan are found in Yorkshire and although I have […]

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