Wildlife

Wildlife

Wildlife
We're about more than just birds (though obviously we like them a lot).
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  • Notes on nature

    Monday's magic moment: it was all yellow...

    Phew, what a scorcher! The weekend was certainly glorious in my neck of the woods. I was looking for a nice yellow picture in homage to the end of the Tour de France yesterday. So I thought I'd bring a little ray of sunshine with this sunflower...
  • Mull Eagles

    'BRANCHING OUT'

    Our white-tailed eagle chick at Glen Seilisdeir on the Isle of Mull was 11 weeks old yesterday and is very active on the nest indicating that it will be fledging very soon. It is already ‘branching out’: flapping and scrambling out onto the...
  • Notes on nature

    Monday's magic moment: a summer splash of colour

    The yellow on the golden oriole hits you and straight away and makes you think: that's way too bright for the UK, it would stick out like a sore thumb among our usually more (ahem) subtly coloured birds. But for the privileged few that live in...
  • Gardening for wildlife

    Skipper-di-doo-dah

    I have a list of species that I want to try and give a home to in my new garden. High up on that list are meadow butterflies, species such as Meadow Browns, Gatekeepers and Common Blues, but it also includes a number of our smallest butterflies, the skippers...
  • Mull Eagles

    MULL EAGLE WATCH - JULY 2014

    There has again been a great deal of good publicity for Mull as a wildlife tourism destination, mainly due to the white-tailed eagles. The BBC Springwatch crew were here filming a nest in the north of the island and covered the ringing of the offspring...
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