Wildlife

Garden Wildlife

Over the last week I have made more of an effort to take my camera out when taking the dogs for their morning walk.

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Some of this winters birds

I don’t seem to have found time this winter to spend much time photographing the local birdlife. Hopefully I’ll be able to find some more time with the camera over the coming weeks as we start to see more bird activity around the garden.

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Magical Mull

At the start of November 2020, we spent 7 days exploring the island of Mull off the West Coast of Scotland.

Mull ticks all the boxes; Majestic mountains, rugged coastlines, Lochs, sandy beaches and the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife at every turn.

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April 2020 Garden Wildlife

As with the rest of the country, we have been in lock down due to the Corona Virus pandemic throughout April. We are, however, extremely fortunate to live in a rural area and have a large garden and field to get out and about in. April continued be to largely dry with some stunning cloud free days giving amply opportunity to watch the wildlife that we have on our doorstep.

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March 2020

RSPB Fowlsheugh

It had been about 15 years since I last visited Fowlheugh. The reserve was far larger than I remembered with large numbers of Razorbills and Guillemots, with smaller groups of Kittiwakes, Herring Gulls, Fulmars and Puffins. Having only ever seen Puffins from a distance before, it was a real treat to be able to see them close to.

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Butterflies, Moths and Damselflies

Some of the insects spotted around our garden.

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Troup Head & Forvie Sands 2019

A visit from my Mum & Aunt & Uncle in June provided and excellent excuse to visit Forvie sands and Troup head.

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Spring Wildlife 2019

Bumble Bees