The CCTV cameras in my garden are working a treat! Yesterday I captured this wild weasel as she made a nest!
I first spotted her in the garden a few months ago and have been staking out her favourite haunt for a while.
I rigged up a camera into a hollow log and have been putting food inside in the hope of attracting her. I also put an old mouse nest in, just in case I was lucky enough to persuade her to nest in there!
She went into the log for the first time yesterday and as she did so I noticed a bulge in her pencil-thin body.
Sure enough the footage last night shows her quickly turning the nest into a dome and snuggling in to sleep for the night.
I can't believe my luck. She's taken straight to it. And she's already pregnant!!!
I might put some rabbit fur out tonight so she can line the nest. I can't wait now to see the kits! Fingers crossed!!!