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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 Happy New Year 2023

The action has kept going at Speyside Wildlife’s Evening Wildlife Watching Hide. In the last weeks of 2022 we have had the Badgers coming...

Binoculars, Biscuits and Bird Lists

January is just around the corner, and with a new year looming, our guides are all tallying up and reflecting on their bird lists. There...

The Twelve Species of Speyside

Twelve Bramblings perching, Eleven Snow Buntings flocking, Ten Red Deer prancing, Nine Red Squirrels leaping, Eight Black Grouse grazing,...

First Frosts of December

The action has kept going at Speyside Wildlife’s Evening Wildlife Watching Hide, the winter days are now upon us with the first frosts of...

The Last November Nights

The action has kept going at Speyside Wildlife’s Evening Mammal Hide and as the year winds down, several things become apparent. The...

Delightful December

Frosty mornings and cool crisp air decorates Speyside during the month of December. After colder nights, smaller birds are forced to...

Shining a Light on November Nights

As we edge into November, the days are becoming shorter, and the nights are getting noticeably colder. However, the Evening Mammal Hide...

October is at an End

The action has kept going at Speyside Wildlife’s Evening Wildlife Watching Hide. The Pine Martens have been coming in regularly, at this...

Nothing like November

During November in the Cairngorms, things sometimes look a little bit darker and the trees look a bit bare, however this is the month for...

An October Fest

The action has kept going at Speyside Wildlife’s Evening Wildlife Watching Hide. The Pine Martens have been coming in recently, sitting...

National Badger Day 6 October 2022

Badgers have a particular defensive use for their facial stripes. Their bold pattern acts as war paint to intimidate potential predators...

September's Unexpected Twist

The action has kept going at our Evening Wildlife Watching Hide - but there’s been some unexpected twists lately. Towards the end of...

Enchanting October

Oh October! Lovely warm orange colours and crunchy leaves underfoot and in the Cairngorm’s National Park, nature’s natural firework...

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