Tracking Tollie red kites
We're tracking red kites from the re-introduction scheme in the North of Scotland. Follow them as they explore the region (and sometimes well beyond it) before setting up breeding territories of their own.
See the red kites
With stunning views across Easter Ross to Ben Wyvis, Tollie Red Kites provides close-up views of our most graceful bird of prey.
Get the routes for Google Earth
Follow the journey of these Tollie red kites in more detail by downloading their satellite data for your copy of Google Earth.
Tollie red kites blog
We’re Back! May not be Bigger but Definitely Better
First of all I must apologise for not put anything up here for ages. Our website was migrated to a new server at the same time as a new layout and the Tollie blog page was one of the things that went AWOL, we recovered the page a while ago but have ...Posted 10/11/2016 by Brad
A Reflection on 2014
As expected, 2014 got off to a good start at Tollie with the number of red kites coming in to feed reaching double figures, along with the usual mob of buzzards, crows and gulls. As spring developed, we started to see bonding activities as the resid...Posted 16/12/2014 by Brad
An Appeal for the Living – Help us Find our Lost Kites
Red kites and Buzzards in the north of Scotland have been in the news quite a bit this year with the poisoning incident that happened in the spring; see the previous blog for details. This sort of thing is not the only hazard that a kite faces during...Posted 13/11/2014 by Brad
The Spring of Awakening
I was ignorant. That was my first mistake. Don’t get me wrong- I consider myself to be a nice person and constantly strive to say the right things and do my best at all times, trying my hardest to generally be a decent member of society. I’m sure I s...Posted 27/06/2014 by Andrea
Tollie red kites forum
Red Kite Slow-mo
I've posted it everywhere else so it might as well go on here. The blue and red tagged bird is one of ours. http://vimeo.com/59149948Posted 18/02/2013 by Brad
So glad to see Brad describing the swooping buzzards. I'm not seeing things after all.Posted 09/06/2012 by elma
Bird ID Web site - Test your knowledge online.
Hi everyone!! Take a look at this great website I found http://www.birdid.no/index.php?nr=2. You can test your bird (or mammal) ID skills at your chosen level. It's very good. I tested my children and they surprised me with how many birds they co...Posted 15/05/2012 by Andrea
Tollie v the rest
Brad - just read you email on the comparative success of other Scottish sites. I think it is early days for us still. Kate and I have been there three times over the past week, and although the numbers have been a bit low, we have had great display...Posted 30/03/2012 by Nairn Birder