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Loch of Kinnordy
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  • Blog Post: Volunteer Diary Pt 1

    The sun came out at Kinnordy this morning which was a welcome sight! We met Ed & bruce (local volunteers) who said they had seen a Bittern hiding in the reeds from Gullery hide - an exciting start. Two flocks of Lapwings circled above the Loch for a long time, we managed to count around 50 in total...
  • Blog Post: June update from Kinnordy

    White and yellow lilies in flower on the Lily Pond and masses of tadpoles- it must be summer despite yesterday's frost. Our youngsters are growing up fast with a number of juvenile lapwings already taking to the air and young oystercatchers who will be airborne shortly. Half grown curlew chicks were...
  • Blog Post: January Snow

    Afternoons are slowly stretching out and love is in air with wigeon and mallard busy with courtship displays. The nest boxes have been emptied of last years nests ready to welcome new occupants shortly – but it is still very much winter. The reserve is blanketed in snow and the numerous water bodies...
  • Blog Post: 5th October

    On the 30 th September volunteers and visitors to Kinnordy saw, 10 mute swans from the East hide, two pairs of shoveler and 5 teal from the Gullery hide and the Water rail continues to show well from this hide as evidenced from some fantastic photos. A highlight of the day was a flock of 350 lapwing...
  • Blog Post: Breeding season comes to a close...

    What a summer it's turning out to be - not that you'd think it has been summer recently with our lovely Scottish weather! Half the time, the volunteers and myself are still wrapped up in our winter gear and waterproofs thanks to all the wind and rain! The rain hasn't helped much with the...
  • Blog Post: September starts with some Sun (finally!)

    The last few days have felt more like summer than the whole of July and August put together! The sun has been shinning over Kinnordy and the wildlife has responded in appreciation of the much missed summer. As a blog hasn't been written for a over a month, there is quite alot to catch up on. So...
  • Blog Post: April showers

    Its now the middle of the month and the signs of summer continue to encroach despite the freezing air and the odd snow shower. I'm sure many of the regular visitors to the reserve are now aware of the new Konik ponies that arrived last week. They can be located at the far west of the reserve near...