Mull of Galloway

Mull of Galloway

Mull of Galloway
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  • 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...
  • Puffins, osprey and an inquisitive field vole!

    The shag chicks continue to grow well and at five weeks old, the nest is getting a little crowded! The chicks, which are already starting to stretch their wings, will remain on the nest for around another two and a bit weeks but will continue to be fed...
  • Sightings 8th June 1944 - and 2014

    Today is the anniversary of a tragic accident at the Mull of Galloway, which directly involved the building which is now the RSPB visitor centre. On the 8th June 1944, a Beaufighter aircraft was en route from Prestwick to an airfield on the Solway but...
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