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The hidden treasures in Aberdeen Harbour
The has been full of ospreys and peregrines over the last few weeks, but the Bank Holiday weekend sees the arrival of a very different kind of Date with Nature. If I said bottlenose dolphins to you, what do you picture? Warm tropical waters and dolphins playing in the bright blue waves? Now what if...
3 May 2013
Following a New Forest false start...
The New Forest goshawks team thought they'd hit the jackpot back in March when they set up a camera on a nest site where a male goshawk had been busily doing up an old nest. Unfortunately, it appears his DIY skills weren't up to scratch and the female decided the new nest wasn't to her liking...
2 May 2013
A waiting game...
It's a week of waiting for the anxious parents at our Date with Natures . Up on Mull , the first of this year's white-tailed eagle eggs is due to hatch on Friday. It's Iona and Fingal's fourth year nesting at the site so fingers crossed it's a good one! A little further south,...
1 May 2013
All's well at Aberfoyle
Things seem to be running smoothly for the Aberfoyle ospreys so far. The female is currently sitting on eggs and the team think there's two, but it could be three. The pair have got themselves into something of a daily routine - the female takes the first incubation shift in the morning, the male...
30 Apr 2013
Islay's winter stragglers
Spring's late arrival has been playing havoc with migration all around the country over the past few weeks and it's meant some rather unusual (and rather spectacular!) sights at our Islay wildlife Date with Nature . Large flocks of geese are usually a winter spectacle, but a big flock of barnacle...
29 Apr 2013
Back in the north west
The Manchester peregrines are back! For the seventh season, peregrines have chosen to nest and raise their young high above the city centre and we'll be there every step of the way. The event kicks off tomorrow and our friendly experts will be on hand in Exchange Square every weekend from 11 am to...
26 Apr 2013
The end of an era at Chichester?
Over the last 12 years, spring at Chichester Cathedral has seen the return of the same pair of peregrines and over that time the pair have successfully raised a whopping 42 chicks. Now it looks like there could be a new man in town! And here he is! (Photo by Luke Dray) The first people to suspect...
25 Apr 2013
More egg-citement at Loch Garten
Just a quickie to say there's been more egg action over on the Loch Garten osprey diary . Check it out!
23 Apr 2013
Third time lucky?
The third egg has arrived at Loch Garten, but has Odin finally finished his game of egg football and accepted it as his own? To find out, hop over to the Loch Garten osprey diary for the latest.
22 Apr 2013
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