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CAMERA TRAPS

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Does anyone have any experience of these, ease of use, expense, sourcing? Thinking of putting 2 in the garden?
I know nothing about them.

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I have a couple that I bought on Amazon..they were much cheaper than the market leaders but still deliver 12 mega pixel images, 50fps video and still images. There is a setting that allows me to get stills without the telltale red glow of the IR. You'll also need an SD card and 8AA batteries in each.
I now know that badgers really love peanuts.
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If it’s for your garden what about mains powered cctv; we have friends who get a regular dance routine from a fox that visits the garden and may help the house insurance too!

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OH has had several of these over the past few years. One problem we find is that moving vegetation will set them off so we have a lot of pictures of moving trees/bushes etc. We have also captured some interesting things like the otter investigating our compost heap. We saw a barn owl feeding its chicks in our barn (a leftover from when this place was a farm) and roe deer pinching our apples. There are also pictures of ramblers walking up our track - it's a little used footpath/right of way - and the occasional car/ tall farm vehicle etc, trying to avoid the low bridge which gives access the "proper" way (or a blocked road when there was an accident in the nearest village).
l think you get what you pay for as cheaper ones don't last long but they are easy to use and, as long as you don't mind lots of boring pictures, (the dog and l marching off for a walk and plodding back as it's uphill home) you may find some surprises aswell.
 

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Wow....mines a cheapy then...a "Victure"??? Means nothing to me. Anyway used for two nights, the night images are B/W and a bit fuzzy with dew and mist, goes to colour in daylight.
Been visited by Muntjac...as early as 2000hrs...both nights and a fox.......and a cat
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