Alutaguse Forest Webcam 2020

Brown Bear Webcam in Alutaguse Forest
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Alutaguse Forest Webcam 2020

Post by Felis silvestris » April 2nd, 2020, 9:21 am

After a break of several years, Natourest (http://natourest.ee) has put up a web camera at their new bear hide in the area of Sirtsi bog, which is a Nature Conservation Area in Alutaguse Forest, Estonia.
The camera is facing a stream meadow offering a wide view providing a good view of the movement of the animals. The camera is aligned straight south, so at noon the picture can be quite dark under bright sunlight. Movement of animals is expected primarily at sunrise and sunset, and lighting is at right angles during this time. At the moment the sound is poor due to technical problems, but work is underway and there is hope for better sound soon.

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French TV had a story about the bear hide: Brown Bear Hide

Besides brown bears we can hope to see raccoon dogs, red fox, elk and roe deer coming to hunt or feed on the meadow. Woodpeckers, red squirrels, nuthatches, crested- and willow Tits and jays visit the feeders. Ural owl occasionally come here to hunt for mice and sometimes also goshawks, sparrowhawks, golden eagles, White-tailed Eagles and buzzards come to look for prey. Rare visitors to the scenery may include wolf, lynx, eurasian otter, mink and wild boar.




The link to the camera stream is provides by Natourest's Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1QcRu ... sJf7iymmAA
Here the link address for the current stream, which may change from time to time, can be found.

Presently the link to the camera stream is:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4epjv-p ... e=youtu.be

Looduskalender article in Estonian.
https://www.looduskalender.ee/n/node/4359
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Post by Jo UK » April 2nd, 2020, 9:32 am

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Post by sova » April 2nd, 2020, 10:45 am

02. April

good Morning all :hi:

That night there was a wild boar ... at first I thought a bear. :blush:

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This morning there were two cranes again.
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Post by Fleur » April 2nd, 2020, 1:26 pm

Thank you Jo :2thumbsup:

Raccoon dogs and wild Boar


Cranes 5:35 and 6:59

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Post by Fleur » April 2nd, 2020, 1:29 pm

From Yesterday: April 1

8:35
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4epjv-pxpRo


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Post by Fleur » April 2nd, 2020, 1:30 pm

A longer version from the Bear visit here:

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Post by Fleur » April 2nd, 2020, 1:30 pm

But...I don't know what kind of birds... :puzzled: sort or pheasant?
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Post by sova » April 2nd, 2020, 4:58 pm

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... and Goodbye :rolleyes:
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Post by sova » April 2nd, 2020, 5:43 pm

....back there... :D
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the last time there was a lot of looking to the left
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one drinks, the other observes
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17:10
The cranes are back

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Post by Fleur » April 2nd, 2020, 6:32 pm

17:28
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:hi: Sova

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Post by venegor » April 2nd, 2020, 6:45 pm

Zhuravel :wave:
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Post by sova » April 2nd, 2020, 7:34 pm

Fleur, venegor :hi:

18:05
Cranes are gone again

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Post by Fleur » April 3rd, 2020, 9:37 am

April 3

Good morning :hi:

8:34 bad weather
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8:36

:hi: sova

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Post by sova » April 3rd, 2020, 9:45 am

good Morning :hi:

The crane flew away ... uncomfortable
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Post by IceAge » April 3rd, 2020, 10:42 am

Yeah, the cam is back :loveshower: .

Hello :hi: and the winter is back.
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Post by Marfo » April 3rd, 2020, 11:43 am

Fleur wrote:
April 2nd, 2020, 1:30 pm
But...I don't know what kind of birds... :puzzled: sort or pheasant?
Fleur :hi:

I think it is a female black grouse.

https://www.hbw.com/ibc/photo/black-gro ... ack-grouse

https://www.google.com/search?q=grouse+ ... vxnGOymNiM
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Post by andrasiboti » April 3rd, 2020, 5:57 pm

Good evening everybody :hi:

For me, when I start the cam, it shows 12:15 AM, it runs for a few seconds, and stops.

If I reload, it begins all over.

Anyone else has this issue?

Happy Camming!
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Post by Fleur » April 3rd, 2020, 6:14 pm

Yes, I think you are right Marfo :thumbs:
Thank you :thumbs:

Yes, the same here andrasiboti :blush:

We have to be patience

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