Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

Tag: Scotland

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Red stags are truly fabulous beasts. But to get up close to them in the wild you need to be prepared to really get down on your hands and knees! For the photographic studies I need to paint the portrait of a particularly magnificent red stag, I dropped to my knees and walked alongside the stag, as if I were a member of his herd!   Scotland’s Red Stag Rut I’ve always wanted to experience […]

otter mother and cub

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In search of otters along Scotland’s rugged Ardnamuchan coastline, I get a rare glimpse of an otter mother and her cub.  I spend two weeks this summer watching and photographing a family of otters, including an otter mother and her cub, on the Ardnamurchen peninsula in Scotland. I had spent a full day following a dog otter along the rugged coastline of Loch Sunart ( Click here to read the story of how I watched […]

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In search of otters along Scotland’s rugged Ardnamuchan coastline for a new painting.    This summer my family and I travelled to the Ardnamurchan peninsular to look for otters. I love the Scottish countryside: its highlands, islands and coastline team with wildlife – even if it can be a little challenging to get up close. We set off on a glorious sunny day. In Yorkshire the landscape was scorched brown – there had been only one […]

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The shrill call of a young cuckoo is a sound that I don’t hear that often but when I do I recognise it immediately. It has long been an ambition of mine to photograph the chick of this unusual parasitic bird, which flies all the way from Africa to lay its egg in another bird’s nest. I last had the chance 20 years ago. (Read about that experience by clicking here.) And then again during a […]


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