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WELCOME TO THE SPEYSIDE WILDLIFE BLOG

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

 

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...

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...

Antarctica 2021 with Jean Brown

Along with 8 other guests, Jean was able to travel on her much-anticipated trip to Antarctica at the end of 2021 with our guide, Roy...

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...

Summer in Speyside

It has been a busy few months in Speyside; the spring quickly rolled into summer....

Nocturnal Neighbours

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

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...

Curious Cub

It has been a beautiful and peaceful time at the Speyside Wildlife Mammal Hide and a joy to watch the Badgers continue to nosy their way...

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...

Sociable Sightings

Early Spring is a particularly busy time for the Badgers social life and an array of different social behaviors have emerged. The Badgers...