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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

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  1. Richard Prior

    John's Mammals 2023

    I should have done so straightaway because the snow fell heavily yesterday and covered them up before I got my a--e in gear! Next time.....
  2. Richard Prior

    John's Mammals 2023

    It's a bit like the series Neighbours at your place John (but more interesting!). Some rather large canine footprints in the snow yesterday morning prompted me to put down a few bits of lamb fatty bits and set up the trail camera last night. Heavy sleet and rain didn't discourage the Pine...
  3. Richard Prior

    John's Mammals 2023

    Seems not everyone is as welcoming towards foxes visiting the garden: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-67053171 Next thing he’ll be rigging up a machine gun to the camera :(
  4. Richard Prior

    John's Mammals 2023

    Thanks John, yes Golden Jackal is a distinct possibility as our part of France has seen the most sightings since the species first arrived over the border from Italy (in 2017 I think). I will persevere with the camera trap and see what is visiting even though there’s sheep fencing around our...
  5. Richard Prior

    John's Mammals 2023

    I really enjoyed your Sri Lanka trip report John, it was really full on by the sound of it! Here in the Alps we have visitors staying, they persuaded me to put out the camera trap the other night even though I normally use it in winter only. A Pine Marten visited a few times (see one photo) and...
  6. Richard Prior

    John's Mammals 2023

    No reason to get excited (as Bob Dylan once wrote) John, we only have Pine Marten up here in the forest, plenty of Stone(Beech) Marten lower down though, often in more urban settings where they have a penchant for brake fluid, garages sell a deterrent spray to put them off nibbling the pipes...
  7. Richard Prior

    John's Mammals 2023

    Superb bat photos John! A young wildlife photographer visited our patch for the third time since December yesterday, he'd seen my eBird and Faune France observations (apparently we're a Hotspot especially for photogenic Yellowhammers!). He played me a recoding he'd made a bit higher up in the...
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