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WELCOME TO THE SPEYSIDE WILDLIFE BLOG

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

 

Bhutan – Part Two

Bhutan is split into 19 districts, each of which is administered from a Dzong, or fortified monastery. These are hugely important...

Yellowstone in Spring

“It was still dark as we arrived at our watch point in the upper Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park and climbed the short distance...

Southern Portugal 2020

“There we were, at the summit of Picotta – a mountain to the north of Silves in The Algarve, Southern Portugal – the sun was beaming down...

Extremadura with Darren Rees

Surprises! Ferruginous Duck (Michael Pearcey) My tour-leading year often starts, first of all, with Extremadura in spring and you might...

Costa Rica 2019 with Roy Atkins

Day One’s Magic Moment! “It was day one and we were rushing for a boat, with some way still to go, when Roger said, “that was a sloth!”...

Is it Catalunya, Cataluñia or Catalonia?

Catalunya, Cataluñia or Catalonia? That’s the question! Can you place it on a map? It’s the north-east corner of Spain, or the Iberian...

October in the Cairngorms

October has seen the Cairngorms filled with sunshine and showers, Autumn colours and a change in our wildlife. The Summer visitors have...

Trinidad and Tobago 2018 Trip Report

Asa Wright Centre (Roy Atkins) “Standing on the Asa Wright veranda with coffee in hand as you watch hummingbirds, honeycreepers,...

Extremadura 2018 Trip Report

“It’s always a pleasure to be in Extremadura in the springtime and this year’s holiday was another delight – despite a couple of damp...