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WELCOME TO THE SPEYSIDE WILDLIFE BLOG

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

 

Summer Marches On

At the Speyside Wildlife Evening Hide in the Cairngorms, the action has kept going. The male Pine Marten is still coming in. Sometimes...

Multitudinous Happenings

The Speyside Wildlife Evening Hide in the Cairngorms National Park will probably always be one of our timeless classics. The Badgers have...

Let There Be Light

At the Speyside Wildlife Evening Hide in the Cairngorms our evenings are busier than ever. The hide is full on more days than I can...

Inner Hebrides pelagic trip - 2022

The Inner Hebrides islands of the West coast of Scotland are remote and quite often unexplored. With its rugged coastline, remote...

Summer is Nearly Here

Our Pine Martens are still coming in regularly to our Evening Mammal Hide in the Cairngorms near Aviemore. Their summer moult is nearly...

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...

Spring Advances in Cairngorms

The Speyside Wildlife Evening Mammal Hide in the Cairngorms National Park is only getting busier as the year goes on. The Badgers and the...

Things Are Heating Up

A lot has happened these past two weeks at our Evening Mammal Hide in the Cairngorms. The Badgers are still coming in daily, feeding,...

Badgers in the Snow

“I’m Harris, I have recently started with Speyside Wildlife as the new guide of our Evening Mammal Hide near Aviemore in the Cairngorms....

Trip Report - Antarctica 2021

"We felt very lucky that this trip even happened! If Omicron had reared its head earlier who knows, but there we were in November….. on a...

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...

Starry Nights

As the nights are beginning to draw in the forest floor has become carpeted with fallen curled orange leaves. The clan are beginning to...

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...