I have used various trail cams for a few years now to capture all sorts of wildlife in my garden. I have a Stealthcam which is great for small triggers at long distance (so you could cover an entire lawn for example and get all the activity), but is not great with closeup work. The best value i have found for hedgehog footage is an “Apeman” – I use the black LED type, so that there is no visible infrared signal. It focuses to within inches and can combine a photo and video footage on the same trigger. I only use good quality disposable batteries and with upwards of 30 triggers per night (with a pic and 20 sec video) + birds in the day so maybe 100 triggers per day – i only change the 8 batteries every couple of months – more often in winter, less often in summer.
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