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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

Our Pine Martens are still coming in regularly to our Evening Mammal Hide in the Cairngorms near Aviemore. Their summer moult is nearly...

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...

Things Are Heating Up

A lot has happened these past two weeks at our Evening Mammal Hide in the Cairngorms. The Badgers are still coming in daily, feeding,...

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...

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...

Double Trouble

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

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...

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...

Nocturnal Neighbours

Our local wildlife is constantly coming into close contact with human settlements and at the hide we benefit from this close...

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...

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...

The Inner Hebrides of Scotland

With its rugged coastline, remote islands, blue water and wildlife around every corner, the Coast of Scotland is a popular place to visit...