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WELCOME TO THE SPEYSIDE WILDLIFE BLOG

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

 

Summer is Nearly Here

The Speyside Wildlife Evening Hide in the Cairngorms goes from strength to strength. Our Pine Martens are still coming in regularly to...

The Evenings are Getting Busier!

The Speyside Wildlife Evening Hide in the Cairngorms keeps getting busier with both people and mammals and continues to throw surprises...

Spring Advances in Cairngorms

The Speyside Wildlife Evening Mammal Hide in the Cairngorms National Park is only getting busier as the year goes on. The Badgers and the...

The Nights are Getting Lighter

With the lighter evenings after the clocks have changed, our groups are meeting later at our Evening Mammal Hide in the Cairngorms, as we...

Badgers Up To Their Old Tricks

It’s been quite an exciting week at our Evening Mammal Hide in the Cairngorms, with the Badgers coming in every night. They’ve been up to...

Badgers in the Snow

“I’m Harris, I have recently started with Speyside Wildlife as the new guide of our Evening Mammal Hide near Aviemore in the Cairngorms....

Double Trouble

Pine Martens are solitary creatures and will spend most of their awake time in independent activity. During our evening watches guests...

Winter Secrets

As we move through the month of October the colours throughout Speyside have transformed into shades of gold, orange and yellow. The...

Winter Changes

The animals are beginning to change in appearance as the nights grow darker and the weather colder. Both the Badgers and Pine Martens are...

Starry Nights

As the nights are beginning to draw in the forest floor has become carpeted with fallen curled orange leaves. The clan are beginning to...

Hungry Badgers

Throughout the Cairngorms, we have passed by the tipping point of summer and have begun our march towards Autumn with the signs of colder...

Macho Males

Within the clan, our two younger boars are steadily approaching full maturation as they head towards their second year. Although they...

Precarious Pine Martens

At the Speyside Wildlife Hide, we have been enjoying the glorious summer evenings, a welcome respite from the harsh cold of winter. The...

The King of Climbers

The Pine Martens have been showing off their skillful climbing abilities at the Speyside Wildlife Hide. With the increasingly later...

New Beginnings

A week of beautiful weather has had everyone in the Cairngorms breathing a sigh of relief after a particularly tricky cold and wet start...

New Arrival

We have had an exciting new arrival at the Speyside Wildlife Hide this month. A female Pine Marten with a perfectly placed brown spot in...

A Busy Hide as the Nights Lighten

This week has brought back the colder weather, delivering us ‘lambing snow’ and the Badgers have been making prompt appearances at the...

Secret Lives of Badgers – Hide Update

As we come to the end of March, spring is in the air, the evenings are getting much lighter and the wildlife continue to get more active...