Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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New Art Exhibition Focuses On The Secret Lives Of Stoats And Weasels Wild About Stoats & Weasels: An Artist’s Perspective The Robert Fuller Gallery | Thixendale, North Yorkshire | June 15th – July 7th. Small, swift and deeply secretive, stoats and weasels are hard to spot in the wild. But I have made it my mission to research these little-known mammals for a new series of paintings on exhibit in my gallery in Thixendale, North […]

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Stunning Paintings Of Stoats and Weasels This remarkable collection is the result of a five-year intensive study This summer I will exhibit my latest collection of paintings of stoats and weasels. The event, which runs from June 15th – July 7th at my gallery in Thixendale follows a five-year intensive study into the secret worlds of the miniature mustelids living in my garden. Click here to read more about my upcoming exhibition. My in-depth research […]

Photograph: British Stoat

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There is a saying that ‘a weasel is weasel-ey recognised and a stoat is stoat-ally different’, but it only serves to confirm how difficult it is to tell the two species apart. These little brown mustelids are both fast and ferocious, with sinuous bodies and short legs. But there are a few key indicators to look for if you see a tiny, slim brown mammal slip through the undergrowth at speed. Black tip to the tail: […]

Photograph: Wildlife Artist and Photographer Robert E Fuller with a Stoat

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The Wonderful World of Weasels and Stoats   as featured in BBC Countryfile Magazine June 2018 More is known about the habits of snow leopards than of weasels and stoats, so wildlife artist and photographer Robert E Fuller created a haven in his garden in order to capture their magical, brutal lives. Here’s what he found…. Photograph: Weasel among pink saxifrage Untrustworthy, sly and vicious: the negative characteristics of weasels and stoats can be traced […]

Fidget my pet weasel

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I’ve been watching a family of wild weasels in my garden for two years, monitoring their lives closely via surveillance cameras hidden in the shrubbery. It’s been fascinating following their story through the seasons, from the moment the adult pair mated, to the birth of the kits and on to watching the young on their first hunting lesson. I’ve learned some interesting things about these tiny mammals along the way. For instance how early the […]

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I had a wonderful day yesterday. I travelled down to Sherborne Esate in Gloucestershire from my home in Thixendale, North Yorkshire. I went down to be filmed on BBC Springwatch Unsprung, which is the live analysis programme into fun wildlife stories. The Springwatch team had asked me to take down one of my original paintings, so I decided to take down my new acrylic painting of a kingfisher, below.   They also asked me to […]

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  Read on to read the blog I wrote on the day he was filmed and to find out why Fidget is running this assault course! A camera crew from The One Show are in my studio today filming Fidget, the weasel I took in as a tiny kit after he was found abandoned in York last year. Followers of my blog will know that I have spent the last few years studying weasels in […]


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