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WELCOME TO THE SPEYSIDE WILDLIFE BLOG

Including our Evening Mammal Hide reports, seasonal updates and holiday trip reports.

 

Summer in Speyside

It has been a busy few months in Speyside; the spring quickly rolled into summer....

April in the Cairngorms

April showers of the white kind carpeted the Cairngorm National Park this April. We had all four seasons in one month and our wildlife...

March in the Cairngorms

Although many of you have not had the chance to visit the area for obvious reasons, we hope these blogs keep you up to date and excited...

November in the Cairngorms

It has been a month of early sunsets, woodland walks and time at home this November in the Cairngorms as winter creeps up on us. It has...

Fantastic Fungi

Autumn has been a perfect time to look for the fantastic fungi found in nature. Coming in all shapes, sizes and colours the wet autumn...

Autumn Wildlife to Look Out For

This is a unique time of year when we see the movement of birds on migration. The new season arrives, and we start to spot some...

September in the Cairngorms

Days that start off cool and frosty warming during the day, showers of rain and leaves beginning to fall, it must be September in the...

August in the Cairngorms

The local area was booming with visitors in Autumn, and the countryside looks its Summery best with colour galore. The sunshine made an...

Bird species of the month – Osprey

As we come to the end of the summer months, we take a look at one of the areas favourite breeding birds found in here in the Cairngorms...

July in the Cairngorms

With travel restrictions relaxed here in Scotland, we have been able to explore the Cairngorms in July. Being the height of summer, the...

Winter Wildlife on the Coast

There is no doubt that the Cairngorms National Park has great wildlife all year round. In the winter, species are generally quieter so...

January in the Cairngorms

The first month of the year has been a mix of sunshine, showers, storms and snow. With the unseasonable weather continuing, buds are...

5 Key Winter Species of the Cairngorms

Winter can be a quieter time of year for wildlife with many of migratory birds away and the weather more unpredictable. There is plenty...

December in the Cairngorms

As the year comes to an end, we look back at December in the Cairngorms. With the festive period being in many people minds, it is also...

November in the Cairngorms

View towards Cairngorm Mountain from Loch Morlich (Kate M) The last of the leaves have fallen after a hard frost, snow has made an...