Orkney

Orkney

Orkney
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    WeBS – February

    I was out and about this week doing the WeBS counts on some of the Mainland Reserves this week and there was a noticeable change in the air, that spring is on it’s way... At Marwick, the WeBS count (Wetland Bird Survey) covers The Choin, the...
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    The Loons Mural - Part 2

    Here is an update from Anne, painting in The Loons hide... It’s the end of the first week of mural painting at the Loons. Having forgotten the binoculars three day in a row, sightings out of the window have been restricted to things directly...
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    Local Group Latest Happenings - 21/01/2015

    Here are the Latest Happenings from Orkney Local Group secretary Pauline Wilson Hi Everybody Better late than never, I would like to wish you all a Happy & Peaceful Year. Let’s hope 2015 has some kind weather and good birds for us all...
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    The Loons hide mural - Part 1

    Alongside the building of new hides and ‘structures’ on some of the Orkney reserves, the trusty Loons hide is undergoing a small internal make-over just now. There will be new interpretation boards, along with a mural showing all the wildlife...
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    'I can see clearly now the reeds have gone' at The Loons Hide!

    During the last week some habitat management & maintenance has been taking place at our Loons Reserve in Birsay. We have had a digger (not a crane unfortunately) on site. Increasing the amount of open water available on site for wildfowl & waders...
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