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WELCOME TO THE SPEYSIDE WILDLIFE BLOG

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

 

August in Speyside

August is such a vibrant month for looking for wildlife. In the Cairngorms National Park, the variety of habitats means a variety of...

July in Speyside

July is our quietest month for bird song as most adult birds have finished breeding, are feeding young or recovering from a tiring...

Joyous June

As spring moves into summer in the Cairngorms National Park, we expect warmer weather and lots of activity. Everything looks gloriously...

Spring in Speyside

Things to look and listen for during Spring in Speyside… I’ve had the pleasure recently during our Guided Days Out in the Cairngorms...

February in the Cairngorms

Snow flurries and more windstorms have made February quieter in terms of guiding. The winter wildlife has been enjoying some of the...

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...

Mountain Hare – Importance of Camouflage

There are many birds and mammals that attract people to the Highlands and the Cairngorms National Park at all times of the year. In the...

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...