Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

Category: Nestcams

Barn Owl Chicks

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Three barn owl chicks have hatched and they are already growing up fast. There was a four-day interval before the first and second chick hatched, and then a three-day gap before the third one. Watch the highlights from my nest camera to see the difference in size between each chick as they grow. It’s quite considerable. Now we need names for them. Scroll down to see the paintings inspired by these barn owls. From the […]

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This is the story of a family of stoats living in my garden in North Yorkshire. An intensive five-year study into the secret world of stoats I have been watching six generations of a remarkable stoat dynasty for five years now. I follow these little known mammals from the moment the kits are born inside their animal nests to their first experiences of winter snows, getting to know each one individually, giving names to most. […]

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Nest Cameras | Spring 2019 | Barn Owl, Tawny Owl & Kestrel Egg Laying Update Read on to get the latest news from my nest cameras this year   It’s Easter and I’m currently watching 12 of the most beautiful eggs. These are not the chocolate variety, but wild bird eggs that I am monitoring live on screens in my gallery. Each spring I look forward to the first eggs being laid. This year I’ve […]

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Welcome to the latest update from my Kestrel Nest Camera!   The kestrels are laying eggs in Sycamore Stump. The eggs have come quite early, last year she laid on April 20th and they are known tend to lay between late April and early May. A typical kestrel clutch can range between three to seven eggs. These are laid at regular intervals of two days. So far this female has been like clockwork, producing two […]

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Four chicks have hatched at Salt End! Scroll down to see them as they emerge wet and shaky from their eggs. These clips are taken directly from live cameras inside the nest. A wireless internet signal relays the footage 50 miles from their nest at an industrial site in Hull to my remote gallery in Thixendale. Read on for the highlights and scroll down to see the paintings inspired by this fascinating pair. All about […]

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The female tawny owl is now incubating three eggs. She sits on these eggs alone for 30 days until hatching begins. This year she laid two weeks later than usual and for a while I was worried she wasn’t going to lay any eggs at all. Owls are unlike other birds in that they begin to incubate as soon as the first egg is laid. This means that the chicks hatch at different intervals and […]

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  Cameras running 24 hours on a peregrine nest located on a vast industrial site in Hull are relayed via a wireless internet signal to my remote gallery in Thixendale. Follow the story of the peregrines of Salt End Chemical Park here. The highlights so far include a dramatic courtship conducted at dizzying heights and the magical moment four spectacular red-brown eggs are laid, one by one. Scroll down to see the paintings inspired by this intense […]

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The female barn owl is now laying. She is supported by the male who brings regular meals into the box. Barn owls differ from other birds in that they incubate their eggs from the moment the first one is laid. As a consequence the chicks hatch at different times and can vary considerably in size. Scroll down to see the paintings inspired by this barn owl pair. From the beginning: Click here to read full […]

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This is the story of a pair of peregrines living high on a cooling tower at Salt End, a vast industrial chemical park on the banks of the Humber Estuary. Click to play video Far above one of Europe’s busiest ports in an industrial landscape of belching chimneys and vast cooling towers, live a pair of peregrine falcons. The world’s fastest bird has made this harsh and unforgiving environment of Salt End Chemical Park near Hull its […]

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March 2019 Update Update: Barn Owl Love in the Box What’s new on the Barn Owl Nest Camera this Month The barn owl courtship is hotting up. The pair are still deciding which nest box to finally settle into but most of their time is spent at The Elm Stump. Read on to follow the story of their courtship this month and scroll down to see the paintings inspired by this barn owl pair. Click […]

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