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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...

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...

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...

February in the Cairngorms

February in the Cairngorms has been a month of extreme lows and highs. We have had lows of -19c on the northern side of the National...

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...

October in the Cairngorms

A month of rain, wind, sunshine and plenty of wildlife, Autumn has been in full swing this month in the Cairngorms National Park. After...

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...

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...

Isle of Mull – A Wildlife Bonanza

Lochans, Glen more (Sue Healy) The Isle of Mull is truly a special place for anyone that appreciates breath-taking scenery and unmissable...

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...

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...

Yorkshire in Summer with Sally Nowell

Yellowhammer (Chris Piper) This was our first venture into Yorkshire in the summer and it did not disappoint! Our trip was packed with...

May/June in the Cairngorms

Snow flurries still occurred throughout May, much to the wildlife’s surprise. Migrant bird such as Cuckoo and Flycatchers were...

Raptors Of The Highlands

In the Cairngorms National Park Red Kite (Adam Moan) Our previous ‘Raptors of the Highlands’ trip had us in awe of the birds of prey...

NE250 with Julian Sykes and Kate Mennie

Starting with the Cairngorms National Park on the NE250 Ptarmigan This was an inaugural (and not our last) tour of the ‘NE250’, a road...