Category: birds

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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Students Major Success for Wildlife Identification Qualification

Students on Speyside Wildlife’s year-long course are basking in the knowledge that all their hard work has paid off and they can now confidently identify the key birds and mammals in the Cairngorms National Park by sight and sound. When they began over 12 months ago, their knowledge was patchy,

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