Author: Judith Nott

What do Badgers look like?

Here in the Highlands of Scotland we are blessed with an abundance of rich wildlife, sometimes literally on our doorstep! While Badgers may be found across the world, given their resilience and ability to adapt, they are nonetheless enjoyed and celebrated here, and a sighting is always memorable. Scotland’s Badgers

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Nights that barely see complete darkness…

As nights that barely see complete darkness, very slowly begin to take on an earlier hue of dusky grey and July edges further away from the joy that is mid-summer, it is interesting to notice the behaviour of animals visiting the hide. In many ways you might expect that their

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What is a Pine Marten?

Here in the beautiful Scottish Highlands we are blessed to have in our midst some of the most beautiful and endangered species in the UK. Indeed, the Cairngorms National Park is home to no less than 25% of the UK’s endangered species and is a fantastic place to visit for

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Can Capercaillie fly? and other Myths!

Here in the Cairngorms National Park and specifically in Speyside, we are proud and privileged to have one of the UK’s most charismatic birds in our midst. Endangered and understandably illusive, the Capercaillie chooses the woods and forests of the National Park as it’s playground – breeding and nesting, deep

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