Mull of Galloway

Mull of Galloway

Mull of Galloway
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  • Recent sightings: it's all here in black and white.

    We had quite a party at the Mull last weekend; hundreds of people came. Three days of celebrations, with free trips up the lighthouse tower, craft stalls, talks, activities from face-painting to corn-dolly making and music. It was a pity that Bertha decided...
  • Recent sightings: a game of two halves, plus festival fever

    This will be a shorter sightings blog than normal because we are immersed in preparations for the coming weekend - The Mull of Galloway Festival, a celebration of the first anniversary of the Community Buyout . Three whole days of activities organised...
  • Recent sightings - Rock chicks and red kites

    Another sticky hot day today at the Mull and I've just been watching the herring gulls feasting on swarms of flies over the heath. I remember watching this last year on a similar day, it is quite a spectacle as you don't usually see herring gulls...
  • Sharks, Tigers, Foxes and Humming-birds

    It’s not just birds that are flying around here at the Mull of Galloway. Our moth trap had a bumper haul of 200 moths this week consisting of 20 different species bringing the total records from May up to 38 species including sightings of various...
  • Flights, camera, action!

    The recent run of gorgeous weather has brought forth some of the smallest stars of the reserve - beetles, bees and butterflies abound on the heath. Plant-wise the hogweed flowers still dominate but other white umbellifers are joining in now as the wild...
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