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WELCOME TO THE SPEYSIDE WILDLIFE BLOG

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

 

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...

Change in Season at the Wildlife Hide

We are heading into the Autumn months now at the wildlife hide. Nights are cooling and the outside lighting is becoming essential as we...

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...

Grooming and Fights at the Wildlife Hide

The past few weeks have enjoyed welcoming so many visitors to our new wildlife hide facility. The summer holidays are over, but the...

Bird species of the month – Osprey

As we come to the end of the summer months, we take a look at one of the areas favourite breeding birds found in here in the Cairngorms...

COMPETITION TIME!

Just because we can’t see you at Birdfair this week it won’t stop us running our usual ‘mythical’ bird quiz! So here it is…. we think Roy...

Summer at the Wildlife Hide

Our new wildlife viewing facility has now been open for three weeks, and it feels great to be able to share wildlife sightings with the...

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...

Welcome to our Wildlife Hide

It has been an exciting time at our wildlife hide, with more times to follow. After a few months of unanticipated waiting we are...

Nice Surprise at the Wildlife Hide

We will look back at the past fortnight and what has been active at our wildlife hide. the weather has been changeable, but the lighter...

June in the Cairngorms

As we leave June, midway through the year, lets look at what wildlife was seen in the Cairngorms National Park this month. We have all...

Feeding Young at the Wildlife Hide

As June comes to an end, we update on the activity at the wildlife hide over the past couple of weeks. With the longest day falling last...

Wildflowers Galore!

As Spring rolls into summer, heathland becomes carpeted in every colour of the rainbow. If you read our May in the Cairngorms blog, you...

Badger Cubs at the Wildlife Hide

With the warmer weather and light nights, we look at the activity at the wildlife hide over the past couple of weeks. It’s not always...

May in the Cairngorms

A busy month of new life, birds in full song and colour surrounding our countryside. May has been dry and with warm weather the past few...

Helping our Pollinators

We all know that it is important to take care of the wildlife in our gardens such as birds and mammals. But the smaller pollinators...

Wildlife Hide – Moving in

The nights are getting lighter, giving us more opportunities to watch and update you all on the action at our new wildlife hide. The...