Scat Tracking & Sh1t Talking – Identifying animal faeces

Tracking animals can be difficult on many types of terrain. It’s not always like in the guidebooks. But tracking doesn’t just involve knowing the patterns left by hoof and paw – sometimes knowing the scat and dung left behind by an animal can be even more important.In this video I take you tracking red deer,Continue reading “Scat Tracking & Sh1t Talking – Identifying animal faeces”

Red Deer Fawn is a Secret Land Rover Fan

Red deer (Cervus elaphus hippelaphus) use my neighbour’s abandoned property as a nursery, as it’s safer than being out in the forest with wolves, lynx and bears when raising their young. Now it’s rutting season, and many hunters are also out and about searching for the giant red deer stags which bellow night and dayContinue reading “Red Deer Fawn is a Secret Land Rover Fan”

Red Deer Stag Rut Call

Every Autumn, the valley around my village livens up at night as all the giant Carpathian stags bellow out their presence and challenge the other males for dominance of the vast red deer herds. This recording is of a stag and his challengers literally outside my back window. The sound of a stag in rut,Continue reading “Red Deer Stag Rut Call”