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WELCOME TO THE SPEYSIDE WILDLIFE BLOG

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

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A Lunch with a View in the Cairngorms

As any good guide knows, when planning a day out, you don’t only think of the species you hope to see and where you think they might be....

June Is Here

The action has kept going at our Evening Wildlife Watching Hide and the Badgers have been coming every night. No sign of the cubs yet but...

Different Ways to Watch Badgers

Watching wildlife up close in the Cairngorms without disturbing it, whilst we sit inside our large hide, protected from midges and the weath

Badger Blog

Scottish Badger Week this year is 6-14 May and so we thought this was an ideal time to focus on the other species that people hope to see...

Spring is Here

At our Evening Wildlife Watching Hide, the Badgers have continued to entertain visitors. They feed peacefully most of the time but now...

Pine Martens in the Scottish Highlands

One of our most elusive mammals in Britain, the Pine Marten captures human imagination. It is a member of the weasel family Mustelidae,...

The Days are Getting Longer in Speyside

At our Evening Mammal Watching Hide near Aviemore, the days are getting longer and we are starting later in the evening. We have had up...

Historic Speyside

There's so many special species to see in the Cairngorms National Park, from Golden Eagles, Crested Tits, Red Squirrels, Black Grouse to...

Astronomical Cairngorms

Winter might be one of the quieter times of year here on Speyside. But one very important attraction exists and one that has been...

Otter Spotting

We are spoiled for choice with amazing wildlife here in the Scottish Highlands. From Golden eagles soaring high above open hills to Red...

Spring in Speyside Is Almost Here

Our Badgers are still coming in every night with up to eight at a time on occasions. The cubs have grown up over the winter and in the...

Our Cairngorms National Park

When booking a Guided Day Out with us, you may not know what itinerary to choose, a popular choice is ‘Our Cairngorms National Park’....

The Martens Landed

The action has kept going at Speyside Wildlife’s Evening Wildlife Watching Hide over the winter. The Badgers are still coming, enjoying...

Grouse of the Cairngorms National Park

(Red Grouse, Ptarmigan, Black Grouse - K.Mennie) There are many birds and wildlife that people hope to see when they go out with one our...

February Has Arrived in the Cairngorms

The action has kept going at Speyside Wildlife’s Evening Wildlife Watching Hide. The days are getting longer and from the 4th February...

Big Garden Birdwatch

Every year, the RSPB promotes their Big Garden Bird Watch. The idea is to get a collection of information from all over the UK. It’s a...

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